Durban police launched a manhunt for a suspect who murdered two police officers and stole their handguns.
The incident happened in Inanda as the officers were shot in the vehicle while guarding the home of an ANC councilor.
According to the metro police spokesperson Parboo Sewpersad, the incident may have been a brutal robbery. The names of the deceased police officers will be released once their families are informed.
SAPS will be helping Metro police in finding the perpetrators.