Khayelitsha cop killed, suspect arrested
The SAPS member, shot while trying to make an arrest last night, has died in hospital.
CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested following the death of a policeman in Khayelitsha.
The 37-year-old police officer was gunned down on Thursday night while trying to arrest a suspect.
The police's Frederick van Wyk says, "Swift response by police members resulted in the arrest of a man, aged 24 years old. A murder case is under investigation."
At least eight police officers have been killed in the Western Cape this year.