Cop shot in house robbery

2010-07-19 12:15

A police officer was been shot and wounded and his firearm stolen during a house robbery in East Lynne, Pretoria.

“Three intruders entered the house on Friday evening where a formal gathering was being held. Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Ganas intervened and was shot,” said spokesperson Colonel Gabriel Albert.

“They stole his firearm and nothing else.”

Ganas (39), of the Pretoria Canine Unit, was shot in the wrist and taken to Moot General Hospital. He was discharged yesterday. No one else was injured.

The intruders used a white Nissan Sentra as their getaway car.

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