Police have launched a manhunt for the suspects responsible for the attack on former ambassador to Libya, Syria and Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Dangor and his wife.
The couple were attacked during a robbery at their home in Newclare, Johannesburg.
Dangor and his wife are receiving medical treatment in hospital.
Police Spokesperson Mathapelo Peters says the robbery happened in the early hours of Friday.
“The police in Sophiatown are investigating a house robbery and attempted murder following an incident of which a home owner and his wife sustained injuries and ended up in a hospital. The incident happened at a house in Newclaire in the early hours of Friday morning the 8th of March.”
The ANC says it condemns this senseless crime in the strongest possible terms. They have urged the police to leave no stone unturned in their search for the attackers.