A PANICKED Port Elizabeth businessman shot himself in front of police at the weekend after he was caught with two prostitutes.
Frans van Cauter, 63, also shot one of the prostitutes in the shoulder while trying to flee from the police.
He killed himself after the police tried to arrest him.
Van Cauter picked up the two women in Central on Saturday and took them to his house in Lorraine, from where he ran a business, The Knife Workshop.
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