Police officer shot and killed in Moot home

Photo: Stock Image
Photo: Stock Image

Andrea Küsel

A police officer was shot and killed in his house in on Monday night.

Moot GPF chairperson, Elsabe Weyers, said the incident occurred on 20th Avenue in the Moot area.

According to Weyers it seems to have been a hijiacking as the officer’s car has allegedly gone missing along with his firearm.

She says the officer was a Lieutenant Colonel.

Hawks spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the shooting.

According to Mulaudzi the motive is not yet known.

“We seized about 14 cartridges at the scene.”

The Hawks is investigating the matter.

Do you have more information about the story? Please send us an email to editorial@rekord.co.za or phone us on 083 625 4114.

For free breaking and community news, visit Rekord’s websites:

Rekord East

Rekord North

Rekord Centurion

Rekord Moot

For more news and interesting articles, like Rekord on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram.

  • We have exciting news! We’re offering a free alert to help you always be in the loop. Send an email with the word ‘Subscribe’ to breakingnews@rekord.co.za to receive your free daily breaking news update.

Latest News

COMMENTS

ptacenturion ptaeast ptanorthgetitlooklocal.co.zaAutodealer.co.za
Top
Next Story
stolencar_22183_78321
Cheeky thieves hit dealership