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sapsNews24 reports that a 31-year-old man suspected of killing a policeman was arrested in Limpopo on Friday night.  

The man is suspected of shooting dead Sergeant Pieter de Lange, 30, from Westenburg SAPS, who was killed by suspected drug dealers in November last year.  The suspect will appear in the Seshego Magistrate's Court on Monday.  A police spokesperson, Captain Matimba Maluleke, said that De Lange was gunned down during an encounter with suspected drug dealers, who were travelling in two vehicles at a notorious crime hotspot in Ladanna, Polokwane.  De Lange had been on duty doing observations with regard to drug dealings in the area when he was gunned down.  He died on the way to hospital.  The search for the other outstanding criminals was still ongoing," Maluleke indicated.

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