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gunTimesLive reports that a veteran police detective was gunned down in a drive-by shooting while on his way to work in Umbumbulu‚ south of Durban‚ on Tuesday morning.  The police captain was riddled with bullets and died at the scene.  

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said the detective had been travelling along the R603 Umbumbulu Road‚ followed closely by another car.  “It is alleged that a vehicle with four occupants were seen following him.  The suspects opened fire on the police officer‚ resulting in him being fatally wounded.  The suspects fled the scene in their getaway vehicle without taking anything,” Zwane indicated.  The shooting follows several deadly attacks on policemen in recent weeks.

  • Read this report by Jeff Wicks in full at TimesLive

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