Two men shot dead in robbery attempt
Kensington – Two men who allegedly attempted to rob a mosque in Kensington were shot dead last Tuesday night.
Police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello said information indicated that three men tried to rob the mosque but a congregant fired shots and killed two of them. Two other people who included a police officer were wounded during the shooting incident, while one person was arrested.
“While police attended to the crime scene, an unknown person or persons started shooting. During the shootout two people including a police officer sustained gunshot injuries and the victims were taken to hospital for medical assistance,” she said.
Sello said two cases of murder, attempted murder and attempted business robbery have been opened for investigations, and anyone with information about the incident can contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.