Policeman killed outside Cape Town tavern

2015-09-26 16:26
(File, Saps)

(File, Saps)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town - Police are on the hunt for four suspects who shot and killed an off duty policeman in Mandalay on Friday night.

The constable was attacked as he left a tavern in Oswell Road at about 21:45, confirmed police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.

“He was attacked by four unknown suspects who robbed him of his firearm. They fled the scene and are yet to be arrested,” he said.

The officer was stationed at Elands Bay police station, but had been stationed in Nyanga for special duties.

Almost 60 officers have been killed this year alone.

President Jacob Zuma earlier this month said at a commemoration ceremony in Pretoria that police killings were an attack on the State and must be stopped.

Read more on:    cape town  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.