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gunThe Citizen reports that two men accused of shooting Dr Michael Isabelle dead at his medical practice in Dobsonville, Soweto, in February, made their first appearance at Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

The National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA’s) Phindi Mjonondwane said three men entered the doctor’s practice on 26 February 2024 pretending to seek medical attention for their friend. “Once inside the consultation room, they allegedly attacked Isabelle and a shootout ensued, where one of the assailants was shot and is said to have later died. They then fled the scene using a vehicle belonging to the receptionist,” Mjonondwane reported. The accused were arrested on 21 March 2024 and are charged with two counts of murder, four of robbery with aggravating circumstances and other counts. The two suspects who appeared at court claimed their third accomplice had been killed by Isabelle in the exchange of gunfire, and they had dumped his body before alerting his family about the incident. The suspects later set the stolen vehicle – belonging to a receptionist – on fire. Police are following up on information received regarding the third suspect.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Nicholas Zaal at The Citizen


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