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gunNews24 reports that a police colonel was shot and killed in his driveway in Witbank on Tuesday evening.  

The National Commissioner of the SA Police Service (SAPS), General Khehla John Sitole, has directed that the killers of Lieutenant Colonel Fana Simon Maseko be tracked and brought to book as soon as possible.  According to national police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo, Maseko was driving his Mercedes-Benz into his driveway in Mtsuki Street in Ackerville in Witbank, Mpumalanga, on Tuesday when at least two armed men opened fire on him, killing him instantly.  The suspects fled without taking anything and the motive for the killing was presently unknown, Naidoo said.  Sitole has instructed that a 72-hour activation plan be mobilised.  "An attack on a police officer is an attack on the nation, and as a nation, we need to rally together to bring these continuous attacks on our men and women in blue to a grinding halt", Sitole stated

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