A policeman has been arrested after allegedly shooting his 21yrs old girlfriend and a 25yrs old man, north of Pretoria in Mabopane.” The whole incident began unfolding on Thursday afternoon when the 27yrs old policeman went to visit his girlfriend at her home. To his surprise he found another man with his girlfriend, he kicked down the door when he was inside he began to assault the man whom was the guest of the women”-said Lt-Col Katlego Mogale.
A case of malicious damage to property was laid with the Pretoria police. The following morning he returned to his girlfriend house and another quarrel broke out this led to the suspect pulling out his service pistol and firing at both the victims, whom died immediately on the scene Lt-Col Mogale confirmed the death. After the incident the policeman fled the scene in his service vehicle.
The Gauteng police tipped both Limpopo and Mpumalanga police to be on the lookout for the suspect, He was arrested on Friday in Potgieterus Limpopo. The police recovered his service vehicle and pistol; he will be appearing in Soshanguve magistrate court on Monday.
Edited By: M.D.B