Tebogo Msimanga |
The South African Police Service’s Management has sent messages of condolences to the family of a police reservist constable killed in the early hours Thursday morning, when he and his two crew members were attacked in Jouberton near Klerksdorp in the North West Province.
It is reported that the members were conducting routine patrols in the area of Uraniaville, Jouberton Policing precinct at about 03:15.
Colonel Brenda Muridili said as the members were driving off from the Eskom Cable Storage facility, their vehicle was shot at by unknown assailants. “Constable Jabulani Njalinjali aged 43, was shot and he succumbed to his injuries on the scene while a Sergeant was taken to hospital in a critical condition for medical attention on her gunshot wound.”
Muridili added that the third member escaped the shooting incident without harm. Njalinjali was attached to the Jouberton Crime Prevention unit. He served the SAPS with loyalty for the past 18 years.
The police are appealing to anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspects to call Crime Stop number 086 00 10111 or send tip-offs on MySAPS App.