Killing of policemen becoming a norm

2016-04-28 06:00

Another, off-duty police constable.... (38) from Delft was killed by unknown suspects at about 9.22pm on Friday.

The incident happened four days after Constable Lindekile Sikade,39, was found shot dead in his car after leaving his home in Philippi East on 18 April.

According to the police, the 38-year-old constable was driving in his private vehicle when he noticed a red car blocking the road.

Police spokeswoman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said: “Before the member got out of his vehicle to investigate, the suspect got out of the red car and started shooting at him. We are investigating the murder.”

Meanwhile, a 32-year-old constable from Mitchells Plain was also shot and injured in his car in Gugulethu on Thursday.

“The constable was sitting in an official vehicle in Galaweni Street when two men came up to his vehicle and fired three shots through the window. The member was wounded,” said Rwexana.

Anyone with information is requested to call CrimeStop on 08600 10111.

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