Cop shot in KZN ‘hit’ is stable

2015-11-24 10:27

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Pietermaritzburg - A police shot in a suspected “hit” on Sunday is recovering in a KwaZulu-Natal hospital in a stable condition.

Provincial police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said Rietvlei police are investigating a case of attempted murder.

Yesterday, The Witness reported that the policeman (27) was patrolling the R622 road in the Rietvlei area near Greytown when men sitting in a Corsa bakkie opened fire on his vehicle.

Although Zwane would not give any details on the policeman’s identity and where he was being treated, he said the policeman is in a stable condition.

“He [the policeman] was shot in the arms and was assisted by a community member then taken to hospital for medical attention,” Zwane said.

• amil.umraw@witness.co.za

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