NEWS IN BRIEF
KIMBERLEY Premier Sylvia Lucas is currently in hospital, where she will undergo a “minor medical procedure”.
Spokesperson for the Office of the Premier, Bronwyn Thomas-Abrahams, stated yesterday that the outcome or result of the procedure would determine whether the premier would need time off or not. She added that if needed, an acting premier would be appointed.
She also indicated that the premier would be provided with security in line with the SAPS protocol for Office Bearers.
Thomas-Abraham wished the premier a speedy recovery.
PHUTANANG The SAPS are offering a reward of R20 000 for any positive information that could lead to the arrest and successful conviction of the suspect/s responsible for the murder of a 30-yearold-man from Phutanang, who was shot in the head near the railway track in Colville on October 21.
The deceased was walking with a friend when he was approached by five suspects.
Anyone with information is requested to call Detective Warrant Officer Patrick Dibebe on
082 302 0407 or the nearest police station or call the Crime Stop Line 08600 10111.
All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence.
KIMBERLEY The McGregor Museum in Atlas Street and the Duggan-Cronin Gallery will be closed from Friday November 17 until 9am on Monday November 20 due to a routine programme of fumigation.
The house museums, Dunluce and Rudd House, will be closed from 2pm on November 16 until November 20.
The museum’s management said that it regretted any inconvenience to visitors.