A 77-year-old man to appear in court for attempted murder

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Tebogo Msimanga |

A 77-year-old suspect is expected to appear before the Lephalale magistrate court on Thursday for attempted murder. He was arrested on Tuesday, 26 April 2022 on 28 April 2022 after allegations that he fired shots in the direction of the couple that was fishing along Mogol river next to Rietspruit Plot number 02.

Mamphaswa Seabi of Limpopo Police said during the incident, a 38-year-old woman sustained gun wound while her partner managed to hide and he immediately informed the police and emergency services. “The woman was taken to hospital for treatment and the Police investigations ensued.”

Colonel Seabi added that the arrested suspect alleged that he was shooting at the animals (hippopotamus). “Police seized two rifles, one revolver, one pistol and two airguns during the arrest.”The Police investigations are still ongoing.

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