Man who murdered EC cop handed life sentence

Mangaliso Grootboom shot dead constable Simthembile Thandani in Port Elizabeth in January last year.

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CAPE TOWN - A life sentence was handed to 28-year-old Mangaliso Grootboom for killing a police officer in Port Elizabeth in January last year.

The Hawks in the Eastern Cape vowed to continuously pursue offenders attacking police officials.