Police officer killed in Bloemspruit identified



Bloemfontein. – The police officer from the Stock Theft Unit, shot and killed in Bloemspruit in the early hours of Sunday morning, has been identified as 33-year old Zanazo Hendrik Xowane .

According to police spokesperson Fikiswa Matoti, no arrests has been made and their investigation into the shooting continues. Xowane was shot in the forehead in Bloemspruit, when leaving a tavern with his girlfriend. She was forced into the suspects’ vehicle and later dropped elsewhere in Bloemspruit.