Cop stabbed to death on N2 highway
It’s alleged the officer was changing a flat tyre when two men attacked & stabbed him to death.
CAPE TOWN - A police officer has been killed in an attack on the N2 highway.
The officer was on his way to work when he stopped to change a flat tyre during the early hours of this morning.
Deputy provincial police commissioner Jeremy Vearey explained what happened.
"I'm on the crime scene at the moment where a member of the police was attacked on his way to work and then stabbed to death."
Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said the officer was in his personal unmarked vehicle when he was stabbed by two men.
"He died on the scene. Forensic teams are currently combing the scene."
Meanwhile, security on the N2 has been of particular concern of late.
Several weeks back a motorist was also attacked and robbed on the highway.