The man was shot in his abdomen and robbed of all his money. The suspects then fled the scene in a Grey Blazer. Netcare 911 paramedics were joined by medics from other services. They worked tirelessly to attempt a resuscitation on the man.
Despite the R87 billion budget, Fikile Mbalula, said that the police need residents to help mobilise in the fight against crime and further acknowledged that crime cannot be fought without the help of civil society.
According to a police report, Det W/O Wayne Masterton from Malvern SAPS House Break-in Unit was in the process of responding to a business robbery in the area, when he was flagged down by a community member.
The Shaik family is demanding justice for their daughter’s death. The accused, who previously pleaded not guilty, has now changed his plea to guilty.
Police have also issued important tips which motorists are urged to adhere to at all times.
The suspects abandoned the Mercedes Benz and fled on foot. Police conducted a search in the vicinity to no avail.
Management of the petrol station declined to comment.
It is believed that a reliable source informed the police that the suspect was in possession of illegal firearms.
If anyone has any information in this regard, they are urged to call 031 333-8224.
It is believed that prior to the incident, the woman had withdrawn a large sum of money.
A case of attempted murder is being investigated by police.