As reported by official police statistic, between April and November 2018 were killed 42 police officers. Wherein, 18 were killed on duty and 24 were killed off duty.
As a part of this dishearting statistic, the case of the latest murder happened in the previous week, on Friday. Sergeant Sithole, 41, died in a hail of bullets after he was shot at on Sibisi Road. He was traveling to his family when murders attacked the officer. National police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said that victim was off duty and reasons of his killing are not clear yet.
“As he was getting out of the damaged vehicle, his attackers approached and continued firing at him,” – said the National police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo.
An investigation continuous.