Foreigner shot in Uitenhage

2012-09-21 14:18

Port Elizabeth - An Ethiopian man was wounded when he was shot during a botched robbery in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.

Lieutenant Colonel Priscilla Naidu said Faizel Sulliman, 22, and two other Ethiopian men were asleep in a rented room in Valencia on Thursday night when they heard a loud bang on the door.

A person outside shouted for them to open the door, but when they asked him to identify himself there was no reply.

The three then propped themselves against the door to prevent it being kicked in.

The person outside opened fire, wounding Sulliman in the chest and neck.

Naidu said the motive for the shooting could have been robbery, but a case of attempted murder was being investigated.

  • dave.ducker.3 - 2012-09-21 14:52

    must of thought they were at home.....

  • Sammy Willow - 2012-09-21 15:08

    so much for our crime stats

  • jacqui.daanevanrensburg - 2012-09-22 10:45

    Just another day in South Africa, where the sun rises in the morning and sets at night on a stinking mess of human souls.

  • social12345 - 2012-09-23 08:51

    It's the Nature of the Beast (in the DNA), Murderers, Rapists and Thieves. Their brains are designed to act on two impulses only, 1) Consumption 2) Destruction. The scourge of our planet, they are neither Human or Animal, they are "The Unreconstructable Neanderthals!"

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