Two cops still at work

2017-01-18 06:01

The case of attempted murder in which two police sergeants, Mahlomola Tsholo and Medupe Mqhwathi, stand accused, has been postponed to 15 March. The matter was heard in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday (17/01).

They face a charge of attempted murder after allegedly dragging a resident, Leeba Motaung, with a state van during November at Caleb Motshabi settlement in Bloemfontein. The two sergeants, attached to Kopanong police station in Turflaagte, Bloemfontein, are out on bail of R800 each.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the matter. The two officers are still reporting for duty and are set to also face internal disciplinary hearings upon completion of investigation by the police management in Bloem­fontein.

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