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Man goes on the run after shooting dead suspected robber

Dec 11, 2017
Man goes on the run after shooting dead suspected robber

Dutywa police have opened a murder docket for investigation after a 30-year-old alleged robber was shot and killed over the weekend while his would-be victim also disappeared. 

"It is alleged that a man was depositing money at a local bank at Dutywa on Saturday, at about 19:40," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Three men approached him and tried to rob him.

"He pulled out his firearm and shot the suspect, who died instantly at the scene."

Captain Manatha said that the other two suspects ran for their lives.

"The man, who shot the suspected robber also disappeared.

"The deceased will be identified once all his relatives have been informed of his death," he added.

"No one has been arrested as yet."