KwaDukuza officers fired at by suspects

2016-12-14 06:02

THREE KwaDukuza SAPS officers were shot at and two sustained minor injuries, in the Glenhills area last Monday at around 11:30pm when they were attending to a complaint about a carjacking.

This is according to KZN SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbhele who said the two officers who sustained minor injuries were shot on the hands."They were both taken to hospital for medical treatment where they were treated and discharged," Mbhele said.

She said the police were attending to a complaint about a carjacking that occurred in Thembeni area where a white Isuzu bakkie was stolen.

"Three members proceeded to the Glenhills area where they spotted the hijacked vehicle with two occupants at the back of the bakkie. The occupants noticed the police and opened fire, wounding two officers. The suspects fled the scene on foot. Three charges of attempted murder were opened at KwaDukuza police station for investigation," Mbhele said.

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