- A fallen cop was recently honoured by the SAPS
- He was only 25 years old at the time of his death
- Mzansi social media users extended their condolences
The SAPS have honoured another fallen hero on their social media page. The late policeman was only 25 years old when he lost his life while in service.
Constable TE Hlopezulu was stationed at the Kenhardt Police Station in the Northern Cape. He had only been in law enforcement for two years but wore the badge with pride.
Although the SAPS did not specify the circumstances of his death, they did add that he left behind his two children. The youngest one was only six months old at the time of his passing.
His name will be engraved on the national memorial wall situated at the Union Buildings to signify the gratitude of the nation.
Mzansi social media users also paid their respects to the fallen hero. Facebook user Bongokuhle Richard said:
"Rest in peace. Dying so young. Very painful indeed."
Lizo Dikana said:
"Salute for your bravery. May your soul rest in peace Captain."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that the South African Police service paid a final salute to the late Constable SM Buthelezi. The fallen hero was honoured for the sacrifices he made for the country. The late Constable was 36 years old and was stationed at the Ntuzuma Police Station in KwaZulu-Natal. He served the force for six years, risking his life to protect his community. His life was unfortunately cut short by a criminal.
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