Article by: Dumisane Dube
Police are looking for two suspects who killed a police officer and wounded another in Pretoria.
The two police officers were on patrol when they spotted a white car without registration plates travelling on the N4 Highway near the Solomon Mahlangu on-ramp.
National Police Spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo says Police ordered the driver of the VW Polo to stop and thereafter approached the vehicle on foot.
“Two male suspects emerged from VW Polo and a scuffle ensued between the suspects and the two constables”
“Both constables were subsequently shot, and their firearms were taken. One constable died at the scene while the second member was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg,” explains Naidoo.
Naidoo says Gauteng police have activated a 72-hour plan to trace and arrest the suspects and they are appealing to anyone who may have any information on the whereabouts of these suspects to contact the police.
“Information may be communicated via the SAPS Crime Stop number 086 00 10111 or via the MySAPSApp which can be downloaded on the iPhone or Android. All information will he treated with strictest confidence and callers may remain anonymous,” added Naidoo.
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