Suspect in court for alleged murder of Mpuma policeman

2016-08-29 15:18
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - A 23-year old man is expected to appear in the Vaalbank Magistrate Court on Monday for the alleged murder of a police officer in Mpumalanga, the Hawks said.

Constable Sanyane Joseph Hlongwane and his colleagues responded to a house robbery on July 18, Captain Lucy Sekgotodi said.

When the officers arrived at the scene, a shoot-out occurred, killing the police officer.

The suspect was arrested on Saturday.

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