This morning at around 06:15, a 39-year-old police constable stationed at the Grassy Park Detective Branch was shot and killed in front of his residence in Hlosi Street Philippi East by unknown suspects as he was about to leave for work. The member was sitting in his official SAPS unmarked vehicle when he was attacked and robbed of his official 9mm firearm.
Any person who can shed light on the circumstances surrounding the incident, or who can provide us with information on the whereabouts of the suspects is kindly requested to contact Warrant Officer Alfred Baker of the Hawks on 071 351 7464. Alternatively Crime Stop can be contacted on 08600 10111. All information will be treated confidentially.