sapsIOL reports that the Hawks have arrested a 31-year-old female police officer attached to Anti-gang Unit in Gqeberha on allegations of murdering her colleague. Sergeant Sindile Godfrey Daniels, 40, was shot in the stomach during a night patrol in KwaDwesi on 17 June.

Hawks spokesperson Captain Yolisa Mgolodela explained that Daniels was with his two female colleagues when they were on patrol. During the patrol, the trio noticed three men, whom they stopped to search, but found nothing on them. The officers heard a gunshot while they were searching the men but thought nothing of it. “As they drove away from the scene, the driver noticed that the police member at the back seat was not looking well. The member at the back then told his colleagues that he was not feeling well and his stomach was sore. They then realised he was shot and immediately rushed him to Mercantile Hospital where he declared dead on arrival,” Mgolodela reported. During investigation, the firearms of the two female officers were taken for ballistic testing and one of them was a match for the firearm that fired the fatal bullet killing Daniels.

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