Hawks probing murder of off-duty policeman in Langa

Sergeant Abongile Mayile was gunned down on Saturday night.

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CAPE TOWN - The Hawks are investigating a case of murder after an off-duty cop was shot and killed in Langa this weekend.

Sergeant Abongile Mayile was gunned down on Saturday night.

The 39-year-old was stationed at the Athlone Police Station.

Police spokesperson Frederick van Wyk: "On their arrival, they found the member on his back with a gunshot wound to the head. He died on the scene due to injuries sustained. A murder case has been instituted by the Hawks."

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