CAPE TOWN – A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a policeman in Port Elizabeth.
The suspect was charged with murder on Friday.
He was taken in for questioning during the week.
Sergeant Willem Pretorius was found dead in his car near Uitenhage on 15 August after he was reported missing.
The police’s Gerda Swart says, “He will appear in the Uitenhage Magistrates Court on Monday.”
Meanwhile, an off-duty policeman was shot dead in Mitchells Plain in July.
His death came few days after the murders of two officers in the Western Cape.
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa visited Mitchells Plain following the incident and condemned police killings.
He called on the community to work with police to stop the scourge of police killings.
Article source: http://ewn.co.za/2013/08/24/Man-arrested-for-cop-killing