Wednesday, August 10, 2011

KwaZulu-Natal cop shot multiple times

KwaZulu-Natal cop shot multiple times
2011-08-10 12:34

Durban - A policeman has been shot dead at his home in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

“Warrant officer Thokozani Ngcobo was shot dead when he arrived at his home at 19:00 yesterday (Tuesday),” said Captain Thulani Zwane.

Ngcobo, 47, was shot inside his car, he said.

Neighbours rushed Ngcobo to hospital where he was declared dead. He had multiple gunshot wounds.

“At this stage the motive for the killing is unknown and members of the Organised Crime Unit are investigating the murder,” Zwane said.

Ngcobo had been a policeman for twenty-two years.

Fifty-eight police officers have been murdered this year.


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