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newsTimesLive reports that a metro officer was run over and killed by a motorist during a roadblock in Soweto on Friday night‚ the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said on Sunday.  

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said:  "JMPD officer Zanele Nelani‚ 38 years of age‚ …. was outside his vehicle when he was bumped at a roadside check operation on Impala Road, Soweto.  The driver of the other car was seriously injured and will have to appear in the Protea Magistrate’s Court soon to face charges of reckless driving as well as for culpable homicide."  Minnaar said Nelani was the fourth officer to be killed in this manner this year.

  • A short report by Naledi Shange is at TimesLive

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