JMPD officer arrested for allegedly killing a motorist

An off-duty JMPD officer has been arrested for allegedly killing a motorist after an altercation on Thursday in South Africa Road, Cosmo City, reported by News24.

According to MPD spokesperson Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the off-duty officer was driving a white Golf when he made a u-turn in the read, nearly colliding with a blue Nissan Almera.

“The driver of the blue Almera chased behind the Golf and there were words exchanged, and the occupants of the Almera tried to disarm the off-duty officer.

The officer used his service pistol to shoot at the Almera.

Minnaar said police and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate would probe the incident.