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Off-duty officer stabbed to death

A 24-year-old police constable has died after being stabbed in the Southern Cape.

A 24-year-old police constable has died after being stabbed in the Southern Cape.

CAPE TOWN - An off-duty police constable has been killed in Thembalethu in George.

Ayanda Madonono was stabbed to death earlier on Wednesday.

The incident occurred when the 24-year-old tried to stop a fight between his brother and a suspect.

The police's Bernadine Steyn says, "The constable and his brother were walking in Thembalethu when they were approached by the suspect. An argument broke out between the deceased's brother and the suspect, during which the deceased intervened. The suspect took out a knife and stabbed the constable in his neck and back."

Meanwhile, two Parow police officers died in a car accident on Christmas Day.

The driver of another vehicle jumped a red robot and crashed into them.

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