Negotiators still dealing with hostage-taker

2012-07-13 13:21

Cape Town - A hostage situation in Evaton, Johannesburg is still under way, police told News24 early on Friday afternoon.

The drama began at about 08:00 when a man in his thirties had an argument with his girlfriend, Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale said.

The man then took out a gun and shot his girlfriend’s sibling in the foot.

Police negotiators are now dealing with the man, who is holding his girlfriend hostage in a car in a yard in Evaton.

  • frank.nyoka - 2012-07-13 13:50

    This moron iz watching too much TV.

  • mpho.ndimande.3 - 2012-07-13 13:50

    God please protect her.

  • Ali Aliberto Papi - 2012-07-13 13:57

    some people get arrested for stupid things,now his having a crimal record already for crap!

  • hazel.benoliel - 2012-07-13 14:08

    oh my word!..what next?...poor lady....what is going on in this world?

      mofstok - 2012-07-13 14:09

      With the crime as it is in this country are any of us surprised or shocked at all? I hope this gets resolved soon, and without casualties.

      mofstok - 2012-07-13 14:24

      Looks like he was shot by the police. Other news site. So scratch my comment above.

  • Abram - 2012-07-13 14:20

    u guys r 2 quick 2 gudge does anybody know what the rgument was all about

      philani.goba - 2012-07-13 14:25

      chop! does it matter? her life is at stake.

      sly.skipper - 2012-07-13 14:27

      no argument warrants this type of action. - 2012-07-13 14:55

      It doesn't matter what the argument was about because what normal\\rational person reacts like this over an argument!!!!

  • stanley.marries - 2012-07-13 14:23

    I never knew something like this can also happen in SA..are we also getting sick like the Americans?

  • sean.lambie.3 - 2012-07-13 14:27

    Just shoot the f@cker !!

  • ben.louw.5 - 2012-07-13 14:37

    Sniper! Sniper! Sniper!

  • sbongezulu - 2012-07-13 14:43

    I really wonder if the police will handle the drama at hand without having someone killed. Maybe they should let him go provided he releases the girlfriend and deal with him later, it's a small world.

  • Leonard Mokgotlhwe - 2012-07-13 14:47

    Women sometime can turn into an animal - 2012-07-13 14:56

      That's no excuse!

  • kmaruma - 2012-07-13 14:52

    Shoot this bugger between the eyes

  • Archbishop.Vhutshilo.Mudau - 2012-07-13 15:25

    Opportunity for hostage negotiators,

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