Len Cloete allegedly was involved in a heated exchange with the hotel staff before the shooting incident happened – and it is alleged the manager asked Len Cloete to leave the hotel, but he refused and fetched a firearm.

As it stand, it remains, according to Jacaranda FM News: “The Independent Police Investigating Directorate (IPID) is investigating an incident where a man was shot by police at Misty Hills Hotel in Johannesburg over the weekend.”

Currently, Len Cloete remains in hospital in a coma after the shooting, his wife Chantal joined Breakfast with Martin Bester to explain the full details of the incident: in the audio Chantal Cloete can be heard saying she did not expect the police to react the way they did, or shoot her husband in the way.

Chantal furthermore narrates that Len Cloete was trying to explain to the police that he was on his way to bed and was in the process of putting on his pyjamas.

The interview where Len Cloete’s wife Chantal narrates the story can be listened to on this link here.