Seven years for shooting alleged thief

2008-07-22 00:00

An Estcourt father of five who worked as a general assistant for the Road Traffic Inspectorate for 26 years has lost his pension and will go to jail for seven years for shooting an alleged cellphone thief in a tavern with an unlicensed firearm.

Duma said he managed to stop him, but when he was about half a metre away, the man made another dash for the door. Duma then drew his gun and “tried to fire in the air”.

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