Motorist shot dead

A 45-year-old man was shot and killed in a suspected attempted hijacking in Primrose, police said yesterday.

A 45-year-old man was shot and killed in a suspected attempted hijacking in Primrose, police said yesterday.

Ignituis Bestrobolios of Bruma Lake, Johannesburg, was in his bakkie chatting with a friend on Wednesday, police said.

"A man appeared from nowhere waving a firearm. He ordered Bestrobolios' friend to lie flat on the floor."

A few seconds later, the friend heard a gunshot.

The attacker fled after shooting and killing Bestrobolios.

Nothing was stolen from him. - Sapa

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