Gauteng police urge public for info on cop killer

The officer was shot dead and a colleague wounded after stopping a hijacked vehicle on Friday night.

FILE: Gauteng police are appealing to anyone with information on the killers of a Metro Police officer in Meadowlands to come forward. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are appealing to anyone with information on the killers of a Metro Police officer in Meadowlands, Soweto, to come forward.

The officer was shot dead and a colleague wounded after stopping a hijacked vehicle on Friday night.

It's understood the suspects fled on foot and the car has since been recovered.

The police's Kay Makhubela says the wounded officer is still recovering in hospital.

"We have been searching for the suspects and no arrests have been made at this stage. We are urging community members to contact authorities."