Shot singer out of hospital

2011-06-13 08:57

Singer Chad Saaiman, who was shot during a botched hijacking in Johannesburg last week, has been discharged from hospital.

Saaiman (28) was wounded in his abdominal region when he was shot by hijackers in Glenhazel, Sandringham, last Sunday evening.

He stopped by the side of the road and asked a security guard for help.

Residents in the area were approached and shortly afterward emergency services were called.

His brother, Lee Saaiman (32), said the singer was discharged from the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg yesterday morning.

“He is currently in pain and the healing process will now begin. He is resting and sleeping a lot at the moment,” he said.

“I spoke to him this morning and he said he will have to learn to do certain things again, like eating for example. We are positive he will recover soon.”

Chad has undergone two operations in which doctors closed his stomach wound.

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