Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Man killed in Philippi robbery

By Mishkah Anthony
17 February 2009

24 year old Tanzanian Mohammed Mango from Philippi was killed during a robbery in Montreal Drive, Airport Industry in Bishop Lavis.

The deceased and his friends were approached by five suspects at a bridge, crossing the N2 from Bishop Lavis to Nyanga in Montreal Drive, Airport Industry.

An alleged scuffle broke out between the deceased’s friends and the suspects who attempted to rob them.

Sergeant November Filander says, “the deceased attempted to assist his friends when the suspects fired a shot, fatally wounding the 24 year old male(Mohammed Mango).

“The suspects then fled the scene in the direction of Nyanga. The injured male died on the scene from a bullet wound to the left side of his chest. “

A case-docket of Murder and Robbery is being investigated. Anyone with information can contact the Bishop Lavis police station on (021) 935 9802 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


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