A 54-year-old man from Ikamvelihle in the Eastern Cape was shot during the early hours of Sunday morning, allegedly by two men who broke into his home looking for alcohol.
According to police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu, police attended to a complaint at a house in Ngqika Street, NU2, Motherwell at about 02:05.
They were informed that while the complainant and his 35-year-old friend were sleeping, two unknown men kicked opened the kitchen door.
“They demanded alcohol from them and when they were informed that there was no alcohol, one suspect tried to fire a shot at the victim; however, the firearm jammed and the suspects fled. A few minutes later, the suspects returned and once again demanded alcohol. They were again informed that there was no alcohol on the premises and this time two shots were fired, one hitting the complainant in the left shoulder. The suspects ran away,” Naidu said.
A case of attempted murder was under investigation.
“It has been a very rough journey if one may say, we have learnt a lot, we have made mistakes and we have also achieved a lot,” – Mkhize
The three-part short film series presents a group of strong voices to reveal what different sisterhoods mean for women at various life stages
The African proverb, “Until the lion can tell its own story, the story of the hunt will always glorify the hunter,” speaks to the importance of telling one’s own stories.
The Department of Home Affairs began offering several services once that were temporarily suspended in January 2021.
Ria Erasmus was driving on the William Nicol and N1 offramp just before 7am when she was saved from a smash-n-grab attempt