Story of cops killing other cops in shootout allegedly a cover-up

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Story of cops killing other cops in shootout allegedly a cover-up

Police officers. File image: iStock

Sources close to the investigation into the death of two police officers in KwaZulu-Natal last week have claimed the police were lying about the incident and evidence at the scene was tampered with.

Sergeant Celani Gwamanda, 40, and Constable Nonhlanhla Mngoma, 33, died on the road between Dalton and Greytown during an alleged shoot-out with members of a high-level operational team, including crime intelligence, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) and the national intervention unit (NIU). Both were allegedly linked to a break-in at a local post office. ALSO READ: Police kill each other in shootout after ‘criminal cops’ rob post office In a statement, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said officers were shot at by the deceased when they tried to flag their police vehicle down. A shoot-out allegedly...


 


 


 

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