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ekurhuleni thumb medium85 107News24 reports that according to the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD), a 50 year-old metro police constable was shot and killed during a business robbery on Wednesday.  

Ekurhuleni East Cluster spokesperson Captain Thivhulawi Tshilate indicated that the police were investigating a business robbery and murder case.  Two vehicles arrived at the Engen garage in Selcourt, pretending to fill up with petrol and an armed robbery ensued.  While the robbery was on progress, an EMPD motor vehicle entered the garage with two members.  The suspects started shooting at the EMPD members and the driver sustained multiple gunshots and was later certified dead on the scene.  His female colleague escaped unharmed.  The firearm of the EMPD member was also taken.  An estimated eight suspects sped off in two motor vehicles.

  • Read this report by Amanda Khoza in full at News24

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