Cape Town - A 59-year-old priest from Mitchells Plain has been robbed and shot dead while on his way to work.
Manuel Jansen from Tugela Street in Portlands was ambushed by two men while waiting for a bus at 5.20am on Tuesday.
One man was arrested soon after the attack.
Manuel was a security official and also a well-known priest at the Hazeldene New Apostolic Congregation.
A female witness says the elderly man was waiting for a bus in Merrydale Road: “I was on my way to the bus stop when I saw two guys trying to rob the old man.
“He put up a fight and I started to scream to alert others of what’s happening.