W/O Naidoo passed away on June 29, as a result of a stab wound to his inner thigh after being called out to attend to a complaint in Madadeni Section 7 on the afternoon of June 27.
The two suspects fled the scene in a vehicle (make and model unknown), with the license plate reading NN33425, along with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspects are still at large.
According to police reports, on September 25, the Newcastle K9 Unit members were tracking a stolen Chevrolet Aveo, which was hijacked in the Ngoma area earlier that evening.
Newcastle SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer, Captain Jabulani Ncube confirmed the incident.
It is suspected one of the vehicles used by the suspects was stolen during a recent hijacking.
A firearm was later found abandoned near the store, on Harding Street.
Methamphetamine is a strong central nervous system stimulant which is mainly used as a recreational drug, instead of a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity, which it was originally created for.
This operations had come after an awareness campaign was initiated by the SAPS Unit Commander and members of Newcastle Public Order Policing earlier in Madadeni.
According to KZN SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer, Colonel Thembeka Mbhele, criminals were now targeting livestock owners who had already fallen prey to stock thieves.
While the four suspects were walking with him towards the ATM, the victim took the opportunity to run back to his car.