After a KwaZulu-Natal police constable died because of gunshot wounds, the police, by means of their findings have been in a position to arrest 9 males.
The police constable was shot on her option to work.
The 35 year-old Constable Thandekile Sikhakhane who was in her official uniform, was shot lifeless on Tuesday evening in her personal automobile whereas dropping off one of many two girls she provided a carry.
The incident occurred in Ezakheni in Ladysmith.
Police spokesperson, Brig Jay Naicker stated that “in line with the ladies, whereas approaching the house of one of many girls in B Part, Ezakheni, the automobile got here below hearth from unknown assailants.”
“Constable Sikhakhane instantly stopped her automobile and tried to attract her firearm. Nevertheless, the suspects opened the automobile door and shot her earlier than she might achieve this”.
The shooters fled the scene with Sikhakhane’s firearm and robbed the opposite two passengers of their wallets and cellphones.
Nevertheless, Ezakheni police was in a position to arrest the primary man on Friday morning. He was discovered with Sikhakhane’s firearm.
“By late final evening Friday an extra eight suspects have been arrested and the suspected homicide weapon was seized by police”.
Naicker added that the suspects have been aged between 19 and 44.
“Police additionally seized six cellphones from the lads who’ve been detained pending their courtroom look,” stated Naicker.
The suspects would face the fees of homicide, armed theft, unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition in addition to possession of suspected stolen property.