More police officers deployed to KZN

More police officers deployed to KZN

National Police Commissioner Fannie Masemola  is deploying more law enforcement in KZN  to maintain order and stability after the elections.

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"As you get there, your functions are very simple, you do what  the constitution requires you to do by preventing, combatting and investigating crime. Importantly, as vispol and operations you go and maintain public order in that province." 

Masemola briefed the Public Order Police teams  at an academy in Tshwane yesterday.

" Look after yourselves, don't try to be a hero out on your own. Always have your buddy next to you so that you can protect each other." 

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Meanwhile, police in KZN are searching for at least two gunmen  after a man was shot and killed  in Phoenix north of Durban.

Its believed the victim was leaving his home on Friday when the suspects approached him.

They shot at him multiple times before fleeing with his vehicle and other valuables.

The 59 year old man was declared deceased on scene. His vehicle was later recovered abandoned in Inanda.

Police say the motive for the attack is unknown at this stage. 

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