Fatal quarrel: officer shoots girl, himself

2011-06-13 00:00

A POLICE officer shot and injured his girlfriend before turning his service pistol on himself on Saturday, less than a week after similar incident happened in Pietermaritzburg.

A 31-year-old sergeant in the crime intelligence unit shot and wounded a 30-year-old woman in Ulundi on Saturday after they had an argument.

He died in hospital.

The woman is reportedly in a critical condition.

A similar incident happened on on June 8, when Constable Sihle Ntshalitshali ( 27) shot Mapule Mohale before shooting himself.

The University of South Africa student died in Edendale Hospital on Saturday.

Another victim, Siphamandla Makhaye, who was shot and wounded by Ntshalitshali, is said to be recovering in hospital.

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