CT police officer gunned down outside his home

The SAPS member was gunned down outside his Wallacedene home shortly after 5am on Monday morning.

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CAPE TOWN - A police officer has been shot and killed in Kraaifontein.

The South African Police Service member was gunned down outside his Wallacedene home shortly after 5am on Monday.

The 35-year-old constable, stationed at Sea Border Unit at Table Bay Harbour, was off duty at the time.

The police's Andre Traut says his firearm was stolen.

“This morning at about 5:20am an off-duty police officer and 35-year-old constable stationed at the Sea Border Unit at Table Bay Harbour was shot, killed and robbed of his service pistol in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)