Attempted stabbing in Port Elizabeth court

A suspected gangster has been taken into custody at the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court after he allegedly tried to stab a witness in a court case.

The incident happened in regional court 10 in the magistrate’s court building on Friday morning.

A group of about 10 suspected gangsters were all made to lie on the floor by police as they were searched for further weapons.

It is understood that two knives were confiscated.

- Tiso Black Star Group Digital/HeraldLive