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9 Mar 2015
3:18 pm

Bolobedu cop shot dead


A police officer from the Bolobedu police station, near Tzaneen, has been shot dead, Limpopo police said on Monday.

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Warrant Officer Godfrey Mantlhake, 44, was gunned down by two men as he stood next to his car with his girlfriend on Sunday evening, Colonel Ronel Otto said.

“[He] was shot three times in the head and chest before the suspects fled,” said Otto.

The motive for the attack was not known.