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PTA cop killing: More arrests to be made

Police confirmed yesterday a fourth suspect has been arrested in the case of Captain Kenneth Poortman.

People demonstrate against killing of police in Gauteng. Picture: SAPS.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police say investigations into the murder of a Pretoria police officer continue and more arrests may be made soon.

Authorities confirmed yesterday a fourth suspect has been arrested in the case of Captain Kenneth Poortman who was hijacked and stabbed to death near Mabopane, a week ago.

It's understood his firearm was also stolen.

Three other men arrested in connection with the killing appeared in court last week.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini said the latest suspect will appear in the dock tomorrow.

"He was arrested following an investigation where three people were arrested who had already appeared in court. They're in custody, their case was remanded until the 5th of January 2016."

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