Man arrested after murder of Durban metro cop

Man arrested after murder of Durban metro cop

eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has praised the Hawks for their breakthrough in the case of a murdered Durban metro cop.

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Captain Dumisani Zondi was stabbed to death last month in Montclair - south of Durban.

It's understood Captain Zondo was training in a park while off-duty - - when he noticed a group of men drinking in public.

Police say when he confronted them about their illegal activity - an altercation broke out and Zondi was stabbed.

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Officers from the KwaZulu-Natal Hawks arrested a 34-year-old man in Umzimkhulu on Thursday - just over two weeks after the killing.

In a statement on Friday, Mayor Kaunda says they're still in pain over Zondo's murder.

He's described him as an outstanding officer - who - like a true soldier - died with his boots on. 

He says he hopes the arrest will be the beginning of a healing process for his family.

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