No arrests yet for top Durban metro cop’s murder

2015-11-13 14:38
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Durban - Three days after the brutal murder of top metro police official Innocent Chamane – who was shot seven times in the head – no arrests have been made.

Police on Friday confirmed that they were no closer to tracing his killer.

Chamane had been at his home near Inanda Dam when he was shot repeatedly by a man spotted in his garden.

Chamane was reportedly linked to several scandals that beset the beleaguered metro police – which ultimately contributed to city officials pledging to launch a commission of inquiry into the entire organisation.

In June, News24 reported that the situation at the Metro Police K9 Unit had reached the point of crisis with shortages of dog food, dog shampoo and a large proportion of the K9 force not being inoculated because of outstanding vet bills.

So dire was the situation that police officers had taken to buying essential items for their dogs out of pure frustration.

Chamane caused further consternation by turning away donations of dog food after the story was published.

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