Man nabbed for attacking metro cop

A man has been arrested for attacking an Ekurhuleni metro police officer in Daveyton on the East Rand...

A Metro Police officer

A man has been arrested for attacking an Ekurhuleni metro police officer in Daveyton on the <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on">East Rand.

The cop was robbed of two cellphones and a service pistol on Saturday.

He also sustained a broken rib after being assaulted by a gang of four men.

The Ekurhuleni metro police’s Mveli Nhlapho said one of them was arrested following a tip-off

“The suspect was arrested and taken to Benoni police station he will appear in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court in the next 48 hours. One thing that was recovered is the fire arm,” said Nhlapho.