Police review former Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder case

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The Pirates legend's murder case will be re-opened by the SAPS almost four years since he was killed in the East Rand

National Police commissioner general Khehla Sitole has disclosed that former Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder case will be re-opened.

The Police boss was speaking to the media at the launch of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and South Africa Police Service (SAPS) anti-crime programme at Emperor’s Palace on Thursday afternoon. 

No arrests have been made since Meyiwa was shot dead on October 26, 2014, and Sitole has stated that the case is being reviewed after it was filed as 'a cold case' earlier.

“Maybe the queston is coincidental - yesterday I was in a conference of the crime detection within the SAPS," Sitole told the media. 

"One of the key deliverables is the cold case strategy which is intended to re-analyse all the cold cases and see where we might have gone wrong, look at the skill and capacity that handled the case," he continued. 

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“The case of Senzo Meyiwa has been reviewed and we have deployed our highest capacity to deal with this case, but it is obviously an emotional case; it’s a case that draws public interest therefore you cannot create false promises about it," he added. 

"All I am telling you is that there is a strategy,” Sitole concluded.

Nicknamed Nzori, Meyiwa was murdered in Vosloorus during an alleged robbery.