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Joburg couple kills intruders

By Faeza
28 July 2015

Police have confirmed that a Johannesburg couple killed two robbers who had intruded their home in the early hours of the morning.

One of them died after falling from the balcony while the wife shot dead the second robber.

The police’s Lieutenant-Colonel Katlego Mogale said two men; wearing balaclavas broke into their home in Swartberg Street, Glenvista around 04:20 and headed to the bedroom where the couple was sleeping.

"The intruders shouted at the couple that they were going to shoot them. A struggle for one suspect's firearm ensued with the man of the house, a shot went off and he managed to fight off the assailant who fell off the third floor balcony to his death,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Mogale in a media statement.