Police Safety Month dealt a blow with the assassination of two officers #PoliceKillings WESTERN CAPE - Police Minister, General Bheki Cele has denounced the killing of two police officers in Cape Town .
A Sergeant in Khayelitsha and a Lieutenant Colonel in Bishop Lavis were both gunned down outside their homes
this past week.
On Friday 18 September 2020, Lt Colonel Charl Kinnear was shot and killed by unknown gunmen, meters away from the driveway of his home.
Yesterday, Minister Cele visited the family of the slain officer, where he assured the family that such a cowardice act will not be taken lying down.
While an investigation into the murder of Kinnear is underway, Minister Cele assured his family that a second probe into his security detail will be undertaken.
In Khayelitsha, Minister Cele visited the family of slain police officer Sergeant Thabile Mapoma.
The 43-year-old official was shot and killed outside his home on Thursday morning.