- The Hawks tracked down a suspected cop killer only hours after an off-duty cop was killed
- The murder to place in Lebowakgomo Limpopo, but the man was arrested in Johannesburg, Gauteng
- Police found the firearm that was allegedly used to kill the officer in the 33-year-old man's house
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JOHANNESBURG - The Hawks have made quick work out of apprehending a suspected cop killer.
Multidisciplinary SAPS team brings in suspected cop killer in 8 hours
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Determined to catch the killers, the police traced the vehicle to Johannesburg, Gauteng, where it was spotted with three people inside.
Police find suspected murder weapon at alleged cop killer's house
According to Hawks spokesperson Colonel Matimba Maluleka, the driver was promptly arrested under suspicion of being the trigger man.
When the police searched the alleged killer's house, they found a firearm they believed was used in the crime. The car, a large sum of money and a cell phone were also confiscated.
Enforcement officer shoots fellow cop after finding him in bed with wife, Mzansi floored: “SA is a war zone”
Earlier, Briefly News reported that a bylaw enforcement officer from Mbombela municipality fatally shot a traffic official after catching him with his wife.
The officer-involved shooting occurred on Saturday, 15 April, when the municipal officer tracked his wife and the traffic official to a popular lodge outside Mbombela.
The enforcement officer allegedly kicked down the door of the chalet the wife and official had booked, and a confrontation ensued.
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Source: Briefly News