MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE CONSTABLE SHOT AND KILLED

He is expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate's Court on Friday to face charges of murder, attempted murder, and robbery with aggravating circumstances.”

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A 19-year-old man has been arrested after a police constable was shot and killed at Acasia Park in Philippi East on Wednesday night. The 33-year old female Constable, Amanda Ladlokova, was fatally wounded and a 39-year old sergeant is in a critical condition in hospital following the incident. Western Cape Hawks, spokesperson, Captain Lloyd Ramovha: “The officers had just finished serving a protection order at one address when they were approached with a similar complaint within the vicinity, on their way to assist they were suddenly shot at, by about three armed man, who subsequently robbed them of their firearms before they fled the scene. Investigations by the Hawks began in earnest, culminating in the arrest of one suspect believed to have been part of the trio. He is expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Friday to face charges of murder, attempted murder, and robbery with aggravating circumstances.”

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