Zimbabwean gunman who killed SA cop finally arrested. A South African based Zimbabwean fugitive who allegedly gunned down a Soith Africa Police captain during a robbery shootout on Saturday in Johannesburg has been arrested.
Reports reaching iHarare have revealed that the alleged suspect from Bulawayo, Preymore Dube, shot Diepsloot police captain Matjie (54) three times on the head and he died on the spot.
A South African Police Service (SAPS) told the H-Metro that: The murder occurred on around 7 pm at corner Jabulani and Stability street Extention 3, Diepsloot. Members of Diepsloot SAPS detective services were on duty following up on information of house robbery suspects and the information turned up to be helpful.
They called for backup, Eco group from Diesloops SAPS responded and they joined the detectives who went with the operation. They were with the victim of the house robbery who identified the suspect in the open fields grounds and the police chased the suspect. The suspect started shooting at police and police fired back, missing the suspect who walked in the direction of Captain Matjie. Captain matjie grabbed the suspect, but was overpowered, and shot three times in the head and died on the spot.
The suspect, who shot and killed the Captain is Preymore Dube from Zimbabwe, and he ran away. However, Preymore was reportedly recently apprehended after his images were circulated on social media, online publication, Mafaro has revealed.