Friday, January 28, 2011
One Killed , three held for killing cop
1 killed, 3 held for killing cop
Durban - A man was killed by police in Umlazi township on Friday after he allegedly resisted arrest in connection with the murder of a police officer, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
"The police received the information that the man was linked to the murder and when they approached him, he resisted the arrest and he was shot dead. Three other people were arrested," said Lieutenant Vincent Mdunge.
The police wanted the men in connection with the murder of a warrant officer, Johan Nortjie of Montclair police station, he said. Nortjie was killed at his home on Monday.
Those arrested would appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday.