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Limpopo cop arrested for murder

2011-08-13 21:48

Polokwane - A police constable was arrested after he allegedly shot dead his girlfriend and tried to commit suicide in Siyandhani village in Limpopo, police said on Saturday.

Lieutenant Colonel Mohale Ramatseba said the couple's neighbours heard gun shots, ran next door and found the 20-year-old woman dead in the house.

The 25-year-old constable was shot in the stomach and leg.

Ramatseba said the constable allegedly had "problems" with his girlfriend.

The officer was kept under police guard in hospital, Ramatseba said.

Comments
  • ZA_R - 2011-08-13 23:16

    Why waste the taxpayers money, let him go ahead and commit suicide, one less sicko in this world, but NO, SA will keep him under police guard in hospital, What a waste of valuable air and MONEY, Refuse him treatment and let him suffer a miserable death, an eye for an eye..A COLD BLOODED KILLER

  • Grant - 2011-08-13 23:21

    Tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in the stomach and leg? That is what a recent SA matric certificate will do for you!

  • braamc - 2011-08-14 02:00

    Had a problem with his girlfriend, lets shoot her, got a problem no money, R50 and they shoot you. Sic

  • Dead Skunk - 2011-08-14 11:40

    Sounds a bit strange to me.."allegedly shot dead his girlfriend and tried to commit suicide" by "shooting himself in the stomach and leg"...Maybe she tried attacked him first and to save himself he retaliated and shot her to save himself...!!

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