Pakistani National Shot Dead in Fordsburg After Kidnapping Bail Identified

A Pakistani national allegedly linked to a spate of kidnappings has been identified as Raza Hassan Anwar.

Anwar was shot dead at point-blank range in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, on Thursday afternoon.

According to a tweet by anti-crime activist Yusuf Abramjee, Anwar was out on bail at the time of the shooting.

The police’s Kay Makubele said the 32-year-old man was shot dead at the corner of Albertina Sisulu and Langerman streets.

“The man declared dead on the scene. The motive of the shooting will be determined by investigations.”

Police have appealed to anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.

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