Margate: Attack leaves cop dead

2013-03-04 00:00

THREE people have been arrested in Margate for beating a policeman (26) to death on Saturday night.

Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said it was alleged that the off-duty officer was walking with a group of his friends when one of the suspects used vulgar language and swore at them.

The policeman “warned the suspect to stop” and walked on.

The three then attacked the officer, hitting him on the head with a blunt object. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The three were arrested soon after.

— WR.

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