On Monday, a policeman who was not on duty at that time opened fire in a divorce courtroom in South Africa, killing his wife ( whom she was no longer staying with ) and her brother during a break in a process settling a dispute in court.
The incident happened in South Eastern port of Durban city in South Africa on the regional magistrate court plaza, 8th floor, as the court was hearing the annulment case which was between the couple.
When it clocked 11:00am, before the court resumed after break, the off-duty policeman opened gun fire, shooting his wife and her brother who both died on the spot, according to Col Mbele Thembeka, the police spokeswoman.
Both victims were injured severely with the wounds from the gunshot,’’Col Mbele said.
The 32 years old suspect however tried to commit suicide and he was rushed to the hospital while in critical condition, ’she said.
Sources said, both victims were in the public gallery of the court trying to talk with the off-duty policeman before opening fire.
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