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AN OFF DUTY POLICE SERGEANT SHOT AND KILLED IN EERSTERIVIER
2021/09/06      |  Written By:  Captain FC Van Wyk   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE: The Western Cape SAPS Provincial Management expressed their shock about the killing of a police member early this morning.

The 35-year-old off duty Sergeant stationed at Lentegeur SAPS Visible Policing,  was allegedly hijacked, shot and fatally wounded in Eersterivier, in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, 2021-09-02).

He was shot in his neck and was transported to a nearby hospital where he died due to his injuries.

The scene of crime still needs to be established and reconstructed.

A murder case has been opened for investigation by the Hawks

Anyone with information about this fatal incident that could assist the police investigation is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.