Police hunt for cop shooters

Mfuleni police were appealing to the public to come forward with information, after an off-duty police...

South African Police Service officers on duty. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

Mfuleni police were appealing to the public to come forward with information, after an off-duty police officer was shot and wounded.

The constable stationed at <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on"><city w:st="on">Delft police station was sitting in his private vehicle with his girlfriend on Friday night, when a white Corolla stopped next to them.

When the officer got out of his vehicle two suspects opened fire, killing his girlfriend.

The constable whose name was being withheld is in a serious condition in hospital.

The police’s Anneke van der Vyfer said the suspects were still at large.

Anyone with information should call (021) 900 5500.