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Members of the police’s VIP protection unit. Pciture: Khaya Ngwenya
Members of the police’s VIP protection unit. Pciture: Khaya Ngwenya

A police officer who was a member of the VIP protection unit assigned to the presidency was involved in a gun battle that resulted in the death of a civilian in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, last weekend.

The police officer was in Mthatha as part of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s security detail.

Ramaphosa had visited Bhisho on July 7, where he was the keynote speaker at the 20-year anniversary celebrations of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders, before flying by military helicopter to Tsolo near Mthatha.

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