Court: Former cop blames intruder for wife’s death

2008-06-04 00:00

Former Plessislaer police inspector Sipho Dennis Shabalala (40), on trial for the murder of his common law wife, Sindi Mary Cele (42), told the high court in Pietermaritzburg yesterday a stranger shot her and then shot him, causing him to lose consciousness on November 29, 2005.

Instead, the court was told that his defence was that he has an “incomplete recollection” of that day’s events, and recalled waking up in hospital. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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