Dullah Omar's nephew killed in attempted hijacking

CAPE TOWN - The nephew of late Minister Dullah Omar has been killed.

Shaheed Omar was shot dead in an attempted hijacking in Cape Town last night.

The Muslim Judicial Council's Riad Fataar.

"This morning we feel extremely sad and it is just becoming worse and worse when one sees the escalation of crime in our society. People are distraught. Shaheed Omar is family of the MJC."

Police say no arrests have yet been made.

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