29 November 2020
PRETORIA – The Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) says it is saddened by the death of one of its officers, a male sergeant who was killed in an accident on Saturday night.
TMPD spokesperson, Senior Superintendant Isaac Mahamba said the accident happened at around 19h00 in the Bronkhorstspruit area.
“The officer was off duty and travelling alone in his private vehicle when the accident occurred. He died on the scene,” said Mahamba.
“The case is being investigated further by the South African Police Service. We urge anyone who might have witnessed the accident to contact the nearest SAPS or TMPD.”
He added that the TMPD is “deeply shocked and saddened” by the sergeant’s passing especially during this period of the festive season where TMPD is intensifying its operations to minimise road fatalities.
“His identity will be released as soon as all family members have been notified. We send deeply felt condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. May his soul rest in peace,” said Mahamba.