South Africa 16.4.2015 08:09 am

Man shot dead in Butterworth

Robbery at Umlazi mall condemend

Robbery at Umlazi mall condemend

A 48-year-old man was shot dead during a robbery at Gcuwa Dam in Butterworth in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday, police said.

“The deceased was shot on his upper body. He was robbed of his wallet and cellphone,” said Eastern Cape provincial police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha.

He said the man was rushed to Butterworth Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Manatha said the man was relaxing with a friend, ( a woman) at the dam when two men approached them. One of the men was armed with firearm.

“The suspects also robbed the lady of undisclosed amount of money and her cellphone before fleeing.”

 

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