Son shoots his dad, wife during family dispute

Alex Matlala

Alex Matlala

An argument between a father and his son ended tragically when the son shot his wife dead and left his father fighting for his life.

Sekgwari Malematsa, 49, was shot twice in the chest, and is in Kgapane Hospital in Limpopo. His daughter-in-law Mapula Mohale, 19, had died .

Bolobedu police spokesman Captain Freddy Maenetja said the shooting happened on Sunday when Malematsa ordered his son, Abraham, 25, to leave his home in Mokwesele village in Bolobedu, Modjadjiskloof, and find his own home

The police, who are searching for the suspect, are investigating cases of murder and attempted murder.