By: Mashoto Semosa
A man shot a woman and her male companion, who is alleged to be the woman’s other boyfriend on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place in the Polokwane CBD, between Jorissen and Landdros Maré street at the Shoprite parking lot. After firing the shots, the man took to the top of the building where he threatened to jump off and commit suicide. By passers witnessed this and the Police were alerted. It is alleged that the man is a taxi driver and the woman in question is the mother of his child.
Police Spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, confirmed that the man has been arrested for the murder of the two victims and according to Mojapelo, it is indicated that the man found a woman believed to be his wife in a car with another man. Mojapelo further says that it cannot be confirmed at this stage whether the woman was indeed his wife however further investigations will be held.
The identities of the deceased are yet to be revealed.