Cop in court for at­tempted mur­der

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ROSS Hen­der­son’s son, a Kim­ber­ley po­lice con­sta­ble, has been ar­rested and ap­peared in the Galeshewe Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day on four charges of at­tempted mur­der and one of busi­ness rob­bery.

Hen­der­son is the chair­per­son of the North­ern Cape Civics As­so­ci­a­tion.

The case against John-Ross (JR) Hen­der­son and his co-ac­cused, Rozario Mo­jaki, was post­poned yes­ter­day for a for­mal bail ap­pli­ca­tion later this week.

Both Mo­jaki and Hen­der­son are cur­rently in po­lice cus­tody, after Hen­der­son ap­par­ently handed him­self over to po­lice yes­ter­day morn­ing. Mo­jaki was ar­rested on Novem­ber 7, the same day that a raid was con­ducted on the home of Ross Hen­der­son in Royldene.

Ear­lier on the day of the raid, the po­lice launched a man­hunt for four sus­pects who shot two busi­ness peo­ple dur­ing a rob­bery in Galeshewe.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened at around 3am on the morn­ing of Novem­ber 7, when four rob­bers stormed the busi­ness premises of Cheapest Su­per­mar­ket in Cor­less Road in Galeshewe and at­tacked four busi­ness peo­ple, who were asleep in a back room on the premises.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice spokesper­son, Bri­gadier Mo­hale Ra­mat­seba, two peo­ple were shot, one

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