Police appeal for information to trace Durban cop's killers

2017-05-04 18:17
SA Police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

SA Police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

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Durban - KwaZulu-Natal police are appealing for information that could lead to the arrest of unknown gunmen who fatally shot an off-duty policeman in Umbilo, Durban, on Wednesday night. 

Constable Ayanda Hopewell Myeni, 33, was visiting his brother in Bonamour Avenue at 19:30 when he was shot in his upper body and lower abdomen, said Colonel Thembeka Mbhele on Thursday.

Myeni, who was stationed at Vryheid police station, was found lying on the ground next to his white VW Polo. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Mbhele said the motive for Myeni's murder was still unknown.

She appealed to anyone who might have information to contact the Umbilo police or the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111.

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