Man fatally shoots ex, turns gun on himself

Not actual Gun
Not actual Gun

In a shocking scene that has left residents of Sepopa village lost for words, a 56-year-old man, in full view of the public, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and mother of his two children before turning the gun on himself. The incident which allegedly took place around lunch hour has left villagers stunned.

According to a police report, the woman, aged 41 had ended her relationship with the father of her two children sometime last year October. It is said the man who had been harassing her, arrived at her home around midday holding a gun and she immediately ran for her life only to meet her demise moments later. It is reported that the man chased her around with a gun, firing shots at her ultimately killing her.

This incident was confirmed to Mmegi Online by acting station commander at the Shakawe Police station, Assistant superintendent, Ogolotse Tampa. Tampa said that they received a report around 12 mid day from their outpost station at Sepopa that a woman had been shot and killed by her ex-lover.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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