Suspect arrested in connection with murder of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa

Senzo Meyiwa of Pirates celebrates the second goal during the MTN 8 quarter final match between Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United at Orlando Stadium on August 02, 2014
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A 25-year-old suspect is arrested in connection with the murder of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa.

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa.

The Orlando Pirates goalkeeper was shot dead last weekend after allegedly protecting his girlfriend from intruders at a property in Vosloorus.

Zanokuhle Mbatha, 25, appeared in Boksburg Magistrates Court this afternoon and will remain in custody until his next court appearance on November 11.

Police were searching for three suspects after the shooting.

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