A 55-year-old man has appeared in the Kwanobuhle Magistrate’s Court after he allegedly shot his estranged wife while she was attending a funeral in Matanzima Cemetery in the Eastern Cape.
According to police, it is alleged that at about 10:00 on Sunday, the victim was at the cemetery when she was approached by Xolani Mkayi, who fired a shot and wounded her.
“The victim was rushed to a local hospital for medical treatment, but later succumbed to her injuries”, police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart said.
Mkayi was arrested and his firearm was seized on Sunday. It was being sent to ballistics for analysis.
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