Mpumalanga cop shot dead

2013-11-08 17:11
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Malelane - A 27-year-old police officer was shot dead in his home in Malelane, Mpumalanga, on Friday, a Sapa correspondent reported.

The constable, who cannot be named until his next of kin have been informed about his death, was shot once after his killers broke into his room at Langeloop, near Malelane, around 04:00.

"I can confirm that one of our officers, a constable who was attached to the crime intelligence division of the police at Tonga police station, has been shot dead," provincial police spokesperson Selvy Mohlala said.

It was not yet known how many assailants there were or what their motive was.

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