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Pretoria metro cop shot in robbery

2012-07-19 20:16

Johannesburg - A Pretoria metro police officer died after he was shot during a robbery at the Wonderpark mall on Thursday.

A group of armed men robbed a jewellery shop in the complex, north of Pretoria, police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

"A metro police officer who entered the shop as the robbery was taking place was shot in the head. He died in hospital as a result of his wounds."

The robbers fled with an undisclosed amount of money in a black bakkie. It was found abandoned about a kilometre from the complex. The robbers were still at large.

Police were investigating a case of murder and armed robbery.

Comments
  • des.cider - 2012-07-19 20:49

    My family wishes to offer its condolences to the family of the poor man who was shot dead in his duty. When will this sad carnage be ended Mr Zuma?

  • buwaz - 2012-07-20 10:41

    Iam not suprised mr cele the crime fighter is gone so criminals have access to celebrate n do as they pleases unfortunately cops n their families r the one goin to suffer not those politicians

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