Two men were arrested in Durban for the murder of a Nongoma policeman and the attempted murder of another officer, police said yesterday.
Captain Vusi Mbatha said the men were arrested in Pinetown on Wednesday night.
The murdered policeman - 28-year-old Constable Nzamo Tshabalala - was gunned down on March 22 on Ulundi Road.
He and fellow officer Captain Thulani Zungu were patrolling the area when they were accosted by a crowd.
Shots were fired and both officers were hit but Zungu survived.
The police were doing folow-up investigations when they spotted a white Corsa in Pinetown. The identified it as a car spotted at the crime scene.
The two occupants were arrested and police found an unlicensed firearm and 42 rounds of ammunition on them. - Sapa