Police officer appears in court for attempted murder

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

A 36-year-old Warrant Officer,Semausu Molobela from Hebron Police Station in North West, appeared in Garankuwa Magistrate Court on Wednesday.He is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting his wife on Tuesday. It is alleged that on Tuesday night, 04 May 2021, Molobela  had an argument with his 33 year old wife and he suspect shot the victim on her face.

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson Ndileka Cola said the victim’s son allegedly rushed her to the nearest hospital for medical attention, which transferred the victim to a hospital in Pretoria, where she is currently admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Cola added that the Molobela handed himself to Hebron Police Station where he was detained before appearing in court.

The case was postponed to 12 May 2021 for formal bail application. Molobela remains in custody.

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