A 33-year-old man was remanded in custody by the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court. The man is suspected of murdering a 50-year-old police officer on November 13, 2014.
According to police spokesperson Warrant Officer Lynda Steyn, the victim was at the local soccer field training children. He was approached by two men who shot him several times. He was declared dead at the scene. The suspects fled the scene.
The suspect was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team.
He made his appearance in court. The next hearing is scheduled for September 19.