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Search for suspects continues after a security guard was shot and killed

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State

The Parys detectives are requesting assistance with information after a security guard was shot and killed while on duty at Parys.

It is alleged that on Wednesday, 30 November 2022 at about 22:00 the deceased and two of his colleagues were patrolling behind the Parys Hospital to

Prevent cable theft.

The trio walked in different directions and while patrolling the other two security guards heard gun shots.  The two guards then went to the direction where they heard sounds of the gunshots, and on arrival they found the deceased lying on the ground with a gunshot wound on the chest.

He was taken to the hospital and later on succumbed to his injuries.

No suspects arrested yet

We appeal to anyone who may have information regarding the suspects to please contact Detective Constable Jabulani Moqhedlana on 082 466 8094/ 082 554 3041




Sergeant Josephine Rani

079 499 6165