Rex v Simelane (157 of 2008) [2023] SZHC 188 (17 July 2023)

Criminal Procedure-the accused was charged with attempted murder of his wife, the complainant-the accused pleaded provocation and that the shooting was an accident-for provocation to succeed as a defence the reaction must be spontaneous showing loss of self-control-provocation not sustained by evidence-accused had time for his passion to cool before he shot complainant-accused found guilty of attempted murde1:

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