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sapsTimeslive reports that three men – thought to be linked to the slaying of a policeman in KwaMaphumulo two weeks ago – were shot and killed during a tactical raid in KwaMashu on Wednesday night.  

The raid came as the culmination of a Hawks and Crime Intelligence Unit probe into the murder.  Members of the elite National Intervention Unit stormed a property in the township.  The gang of men apparently opened fire on police‚ who had then fired back.  On 23 February‚ Captain Dumisani Mhlanzi‚ a policeman stationed at KwaMaphumulo‚ was shot and killed while he was off-duty‚ standing in a queue at a Spar supermarket.  It is understood that the gang of men had effected an armed robbery‚ and targeted the captain when they saw his state-issue firearm at his waist.  He was shot twice and died at the scene.

  • Read this report by Jeff Wicks in full at Timeslive

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