Cop ‘shot woman dead’ after crash

2011-04-27 07:10

A 38-year-old sergeant was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman dead at the Kempton Park police station.

The officer was at the station at 8.30pm last night when he apparently heard a loud bang and went outside, Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou said.

Once outside, he saw that a 44-year-old woman had crashed her car into a parked duty vehicle, said Ndou.

“The suspect subsequently shot the victim dead and he was immediately arrested. It is still unknown what prompted the shooting.”

The Independent Complaints Directorate took over the investigation.

The man was expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court soon on a charge of murder.

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