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Soweto man shot with gun he stole

2011-08-07 20:31

Johannesburg - A man was wounded when he was shot at Jabulani Hostel, Soweto, on Sunday by two men who robbed him of a gun he had stolen earlier, Gauteng police said.

"A case of robbery and attempted murder was opened against the two men. The man they robbed was also charged, with theft, as he had stolen the gun before [the incident]," said Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela.

Police took the wounded man to hospital.

The two men accused of robbing and shooting him were arrested.

Comments
  • Andy49 - 2011-08-07 20:41

    justice, law of the jungle.

      Andrew - 2011-08-07 21:18

      idiot is as idiot does

      TypicalDarkie - 2011-08-07 21:21

      can u say Karma

      ian.teall - 2011-08-07 21:56

      All the white people are leaving so the crooks are robbing the crooks!

      Warren - 2011-08-07 22:27

      @ TypicalDarkie: Rather say karma is a bitch!!!

      Henni Apple - 2011-08-08 02:18

      not happening enough

      croix - 2011-08-08 02:45

      What? No honour left among thieves?

      Mattewis - 2011-08-08 07:30

      Well, at least they still have the power to vote in a "democracy"! No qualification needed for that, and even a prison sentence for murder can't deny them that so-called "right"!

      PunkBuster - 2011-08-08 09:44

      Live by sword, die by the sword. He must feel like a right ahole now...

  • OZNOB - 2011-08-07 20:49

    TALK ABOUT POETIC JUSTICE

      Warren - 2011-08-07 22:18

      @ OZNOB: Absolutely spot on!!!!!!!!!

  • Left Screwed - 2011-08-07 20:52

    What comes around, goes around.

  • Bart Zimzon - 2011-08-07 20:55

    nice one.

  • gatvol4corru - 2011-08-07 20:58

    well,well -- justice at last

  • JadedJay - 2011-08-07 21:10

    Karma bites....um...shoots

  • Jenny - 2011-08-07 21:16

    Lekker stupid!!!!

      Warren - 2011-08-07 22:20

      I wonder if the victim is going to sue the (real) thugs for pain & suffering???

  • Jenny - 2011-08-07 21:16

    Lekker stupid!!!!

  • Macho Mike - 2011-08-07 21:21

    In life, what goes around comes around, including bullets.

  • Cheekiechops - 2011-08-07 21:38

    The wheel turns...

  • zak - 2011-08-07 21:53

    You reap what you sow!

  • Monica - 2011-08-07 22:20

    I hope more of this will happen!

  • Warren - 2011-08-07 22:26

    @ poliodonkey: This is the perfect example to explain "Stooopid Is As Stooopid Does" to you, but somehow I suspect you still won't get it.

  • Pixie1984 - 2011-08-08 07:36

    hahahahaha #fail!

  • tryanything - 2011-08-08 07:39

    @ Croix Not rsa theives

  • Smaal - 2011-08-08 08:03

    Aim for the head you idiots! Now I have to pay to keep that criminal alive! Isn’t it enough that I have to pay for the other two’s lodging?!?!

  • cdwilson3 - 2011-08-08 08:06

    he who lives by the sword shall die by it, or in this case the gun

  • Joy Thorpe - 2011-08-08 08:30

    too funny

  • SirMark - 2011-08-08 08:32

    pity they were`nt all shot and killed , useless oxygen thieves .

  • TRACEYK - 2011-08-08 09:15

    Now that's what I call Karma!

  • Bloubul Jonck - 2011-08-08 09:38

    Now it is very interesting robbers rob each other

  • Ann - 2011-08-08 09:38

    Poetic justice!

  • Badballie - 2011-08-08 09:48

    its called justice, something the South African Government, Police Force and judiciary have not idea of.

  • IP Onmalema - 2011-08-08 10:08

    We can only hope he dies from his wound.

  • reader4444@24.com - 2011-08-08 10:18

    Yayyyyyy, hope he suffers for a long time. The other two deserve to be shot too.

  • Michelle - 2011-08-08 10:29

    Poetic justice!!!!

  • Robbie - 2011-08-08 11:13

    Sweet justice!

  • Fred Marais - 2011-08-08 12:14

    If this wasn't so tragic, it would be funny. Pity they couldn't have killed each in a suicide pact for a Darwin Award !

  • pugwash - 2011-08-08 12:35

    serves him right then doesn't it . . .

  • Karin - 2011-08-08 12:43

    Ahhh, thats justice!

  • zoombie - 2011-08-08 14:19

    Good thing that

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