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South Africa’s worst serial killer is shot during arrest

A photograph of bullet casings on a table


After far too many kills, the police found the corroborating evidence that Moses Sithole was the sadist they were after and they released his picture to the press. Despite a massive manhunt, he raped and killed again.

But the public pressure on him forced him to go to a family member for help and his meeting was under surveillance. Breaking cover, the police went to arrest Moses but he resisted, so they shot him twice, once in the stomach.

He was subsequently interviewed in a hospital bed...