Soldier arrested after man shot during altercation

File: A 29-year-old SANDF member is facing an attempted murder charge after shooting a man during an altercation in Limpopo.

eNCA/Masego Rahlaga

JOHANNESBURG - A 29-year-old SANDF member has been arrested for shooting a man in Mogwadi, Limpopo.

Police say the soldiers were monitoring COVID-19 compliance in the area.

They approached a group of people not wearing masks.

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It’s alleged an argument ensued with the group threatening to disarm a soldier.

A 27-year-old man was shot during the altercation.

The SANDF member is facing an attempted murder charge.


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