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EC cop bust for robbing woman at gun point

The woman reported the incident to local police after the officer demanded a wallet, a cellphone and bank cards after he gave her a lift.

Picture: Freeimages

CAPE TOWN - A police constable remains in custody after he was arrested for allegedly robbing a woman at gunpoint.

The woman reported the incident to local police, resulting in the 36-year-old officer's arrest last night.

The police’s Siphokazi Mawisa said: "It is alleged the officer drew out a firearm and demanded a cellphone and a wallet after he assisted the victim with a lift from King Williams Town. He then turned to a gravel road next to Mzansi Location, where he robbed her and also demanded bank cards."

(Edited by Refilwe Thobega)

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