handcuffsANA reports that seven suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a North West policeman were due to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrate‚Äôs Court on Monday.  

Constable Baliki Mogapi, 33, was shot dead after he and his partner responded to an ATM alarm early Friday morning, in Hartbeesfontein outside Klerksdorp.  The Hawks launched a manhunt assisted by the Provincial Tactical Response Team, which led to the arrest of the seven suspects around Pretoria and Katlehong.  Members are still on the hunt for the eighth suspect.  The seven face charges of murder, attempted murder, business burglary and the Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

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