Off Duty Police Officer set to Appear in Court after Shooting and Killing his Girlfriend in Mpumalanga

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A 38 years old off duty Police Constable have been arrested on murder and attempted murder charges in Mpumalanga.

This incident happened after the police found his girlfriend with another man.

According to reports made public, police suggest that an argument ensued and subsequent to that, the police officer allegedly drew out his service firearm and shot at 31 years old Sibusiso Khoza, the alleged second boyfriend. He then went on a shooting rampage and fatally shot the 34 years old girlfriend Goodness Mhaule as she was running towards her parents’ house for help.

Her brother, who was trying to intervene during the commotion was also shot.

Both Khoza and Mhaule were certified dead on scene upon arrival of medical services and police officers.

The brother of the deceased was taken to hospital for medical attention after sustaining injuries during the commotion.

The suspect is expected to appear at the Kabokweni Magistrates’ Court today on two counts of murder and attempted murder.

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