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sapsTimesLive reports that the Hawks are investigating the murder of 40-year-old Mitchells Plain detective, Vuyani Fani, who was shot outside his Cape Town home while he was unarmed and off-duty.  

The police sergeant, who was stationed with the Mitchells Plain detective branch, was killed in Site B Khayelitsha by three unidentified gunmen on Sunday evening.  Western Cape police spokesperson Sgt Noloyiso Rwexana said the attackers took only Fani's cellphone.  He had been unarmed.  Fani's murder is the latest in a spate of police killings in the area.  On 10 August, 33-year-old Constable Arthur Matu's charred remains were found in his burnt-out vehicle in the same area.  Another police officer, Constable Siyamcela Ncipa, 37, was shot and killed 10 days later in Khayelitsha and his firearm was stolen.  On the same weekend, in Delft, Constable Lonwabo Kili was also shot dead and his firearm was stolen.

  • Read the full original report by Aron Hyman at TimesLive


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