Friday, August 27, 2010
Policeman 'beaten to death'
27 August 2010, 10:47
A Tshwane metro police officer was allegedly beaten to death in the early hours on Friday, paramedics said.
Police have opened a case of murder, but could not confirm that a Blue Bulls player committed the assault.
Blue Bulls chief executive officer Barend Van Graan said he would be "sending out a press release in the next few minutes".
He could not immediately confirm that a player was behind the assault.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said paramedics found the critically injured police officer lying in the middle of Schoeman Street.
The officer died moments later of extensive injuries.
Colonel EugeneOpperman said a case of murder had been opened but would give no further details. - Sapa
Comments by Sonny
Which 'dronkgat' will defend the suspect here?
Let's hope the truth is not tainted!
Did this incident happen in Tshwane or Pretoria?