Pretoria High Court has convicted a 44 year old businessman Muhamed Sajid Khan, of 2 counts of murder and attempted murder. The accused who is originally from Pakistan and owns 9 properties in and around Pretoria. On the 1st of February 2020, six members of the Concerned Tshwane Residence (CTR) went to one of Khans properties in Luttig Street, Pretoria West to verify if he indeed was the rightful owner of the said property.
Upon arrival, an argument arose between Khan and a member of CTR, Khan took out a gun and shot the deceased and a bystander who also died on the scene and attempted to shoot another member of the CTR team.
According to the testimony of one of the witnesses who is a member of the CTR in court mentioned that after the shooting incident the members of the CTR went to the police station to report the matter, upon arrival they saw Khan and because of fear they went back to the shooting scene. Later police came and they reported the matter.
National Prosecuting Authority Phindi Mjonondwane says two days after the incident, Khan handed himself over to the police and was released on R10 000 bail.
The matter is set to resume on May 31 for sentencing.