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Police hunt 2 suspects after cop killed in Khayelitsha

Two suspects are on the run after killing the constable in what is believed to have been a robbery over the weekend.

Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - Police are still searching for gunmen who murdered a police officer in Khayelitsha.

Two suspects are on the run after killing the constable in what is believed to have been a robbery over the weekend.

The slain police constable worked as an orderly at the Strand Magistrates Court. He was off-duty when he was shot and killed outside his Makhaza home on Saturday night.

Police said the preliminary investigations showed the officer was shot while trying to fight off the suspects.

This was the fourth police murder in Cape Town since the start of the year.

A week ago, a police officer and a friend were killed in Mfuleni.

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