Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of a policeman in Mfuleni at the...

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of a policeman in Mfuleni at the weekend.

The 52 year old warrant officer died in hospital after being shot in the head.

His colleague, a 29 year old constable, is in


a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the neck.

The two were on patrol in the area when they confronted the suspects outside a tavern and were shot.

Police spokesperson, Vishnu Naidoo says the suspects aged 30 and 31 were arrested by members of the Anti Gang Unit.

They are expected to appear in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

They face charges of murder and attempted murder.

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