Cape Town Metro Cop Killed in Drive-by Shooting Amidst the Taxi Strike

CAPE TOWN – A Cape Town Metro Police officer has been killed in a drive-by shooting.

The incident happened on Friday night while the officer was transporting staff home.

The city’s Safety and Security MMC, JP Smith confirmed the shooting but could not say if it was linked to the ongoing taxi strike.

Watch| Bullet riddled Cape Town Metro Police Van he was Driving

“Sadly last night one of our law enforcement officers was the victim of a drive-by shooting,” said Smith.

“I’m afraid that puts us in a situation where we have to understand what the nature of that hit was.”

The crippling strike enters its third day as thousands of commuters struggle with transport.

Several incidents of public violence where buses, trucks and private vehicles were attacked, we reported In areas like Khayelitsha, Wynberg, Atlantis, Hout Bay and in Milnerton.

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