10-YEAR-OLD BURGLAR SHOT BY MPUMALANGA HOMEOWNER

The man claimed to have heard a noise inside his house as he slept in his bedroom.

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The girl had allegedly sneaked into the house with an eight-year-old boy through a small window‚ said Colonel Mtsholi Bhembe.

“When police arrived at the scene they found the complainant‚ who is the owner of the house and he pointed to two minors right inside the house‚” said Bhembe.

The man claimed to have heard a noise inside his house as he slept in his bedroom.

“He then got up to investigate and upon opening his bedroom door‚ he saw that the light at the sitting room was switched on. He then took his pistol‚ went out of his bedroom whereupon he then saw a shadow and he fired two shots‚” said Bhembe.

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