JHB man defends home with samurai sword

JHB man defends home with samurai sword

Police in Gauteng have launched an investigation after a man attacked suspected house robbers in his home in the south of Johannesburg early Friday morning.

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According to police Constable Elizabeth Mnguni the man was woken by three men who gained access to his Bassonia home through a sliding door around 4.00am.

"They (suspects) tried to stab him with a crowbar and he defended himself with a sword," Mnguni said.

One suspect was injured in the attack and was taken to hospital under police guard. A second suspect was arrested while the third suspect managed to get away.

A case of house robbery has been opened.

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