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Soweto’s doctor a week after he was robbed and shot dead in his office

Dr. George Koboka was shot dead in his office in Diepkloof, Soweto, a week after he was robbed.

  • A Soweto doctor was shot and killed by gunmen who allegedly fled without taking anything away.
  • Dr. George Koboka was killed on Friday, a week after the patients in his office were robbed.
  • Police say three people have been arrested and one is still at large.

A 56-year-old Soweto doctor was shot dead in his office a week after gunmen stormed his office and kidnapped patients ’cell phones.

Dr. George Koboka, who practiced in Diepkloof, was killed on Friday by four gunmen who allegedly went straight to his office and were shot dead. The incident occurred after 2 p.m.

Koboka was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The killers allegedly did not take anything from either the doctor or the patients.

Police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo said: “Police immediately launched a drive-hunt after the suspects were driving a Toyota Quantum minibus and killed three suspects. [aged 23, 28 and 33] was arrested in Soweto. “

According to a seemingly anonymous source, one of the men is from KwaZulu-Natal and works as a taxi driver in Gauteng.

According to the source, he presumably transported the killers to the office, and the vehicle was also found at him.

They are still searching for a suspected killer.

According to the source, this was not the first time the doctor had been attacked.

“Last week, four people rushed into the doctor’s office and took the cell phones of patients queuing up to see the doctor,” the source said.

“They believe his killers may be the same people who robbed him and were angry that he prosecuted them for not taking anything away when he was killed.”

Masondo confirmed the arrested men could be linked to a business robbery in a Koboka office on March 16th.

“Police are asking anyone who has information to call the nearest police station or the Criminal Stop Line on 08600 10111.”

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Soweto’s doctor a week after he was robbed and shot dead in his office

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