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Mpumalanga police officer killed by female prisoner in cell

The Ministry says the police officer went into the prisoner’s cell to deliver medication and clothes to one of the suspects.

Picture: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG – The Police Ministry says a police woman has been murdered by a female awaiting trialist in her cell at the KwaMhlanga Police Station in Mpumalanga over the weekend.

The Ministry says the police officer went into the prisoner’s cell to deliver medication and clothes to one of the suspects.

It says that while trying to wake one of the prisoners up, another grabbed her by the hair and hit her head against the wall several times.

The officer died on the scene.

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