Shooter charged for attempted murder

2013-12-21 00:00

FOLLOWING the incident in Durban North in which Maria Deloca (43) was shot three times on Wednesday night, suspect Gavin Botha (49) appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with attempted murder.

Botha was granted R10 000 bail on condition he didn’t attempt to contact Deloca at her home or workplace. He will appear again in court on January 30.

Deloca was attacked in her flat in Adelaide Tambo Drive on Wednesday night and taken to Addington hospital with three gunshot wounds to her chest and another wound to her neck. She was transferred to Netcare St Augustine’s hospital on Thursday morning. The hospital had not responded to a request for information on her condition by the time of going to press.

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