Gauteng traffic officer gunned down at his home in Boksburg

Iavan Pijoos Journalist
Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman and her helper in Zakariyya Park, south of Johannesburg. Stock image.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman and her helper in Zakariyya Park, south of Johannesburg. Stock image.
Image: 123rf.com/Bjoern Wylezich

A Gauteng traffic officer was shot and killed by unknown robbers at his home on the East Rand on Sunday evening.

Traffic department spokesperson Sello Maremane said the unknown robbers entered the officer's home in Boksburg at around 5.30pm and shot and killed him.

The officer's grey Toyota Corolla which was taken from the scene has since been recovered, Maremane said.

“Full details are sketchy surrounding what transpired.”

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