Second man nabbed over Cape Town cop killings

2011-05-31 10:41

A second man has been arrested in connection with the murder of two policemen in Kraaifontein, Cape Town.

“The suspect was traced to the Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound.

He is under police guard,” said the police’s Colonel McIntosh Polela.

The 22-year-old man would appear in court immediately after recuperating.

On Friday, Sivuyile Sangovana (22) appeared in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court for alleged murder.

The case was postponed until June 3.

He was arrested at Groote Schuur Hospital on May 24 while also being treated for a bullet would.

Warrant Officer Girshwin Matthee and Student Constable Cannon Cloete were killed while responding to a crime call in Kraaifontein on Sunday.

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