Robbers kill man for cellphone

2011-02-03 14:50

A 30-year-old man was shot dead during a robbery in Franspoort, Gauteng police said today.

He and his friend were walking towards Mamelodi around 10am when they were approached by two men, said spokeswoman Marinda Smal.

They were robbed of their cellphones and a scuffle started.

“Shots were fired, hitting the victim in the upper body. His friend ran into the bushes,” she said.

The robbers fled and police were searching for them.

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