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2015-07-08 06:00

Sasolburg shooting claims life

A WOMAN was shot dead and another person injured in an incident on Monday night (06/07) in DF Malan Street in Sasolburg.

Santi Steinmann, Netcare 911 spokesperson, said the woman was declared dead on the scene, while a man sustained minor injuries.

The man is recovering in hospital.

Police are still investigating the circumstances around the shooting.

Cop arrested for stealing

THREE suspects, including a police constable, appeared in the Viljoenskroon Magistrate’s Court on Friday (03/07) on charges of housebreaking and theft.

Const. Thembile Lennox Mbona (33) was released on bail of R1 000 and the other two suspects, Mpiyakhe July (22) and Nthotho Seitshero (19), are remanded in custody.

The suspects will all appear in court again on Wednesday (08/07)

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