A fight between colleagues on Friday night ended in a high-speed chase on Saturday afternoon and left three dead.
Ikageng police opened an investigation over the weekend into a case involving kidnapping, robbery and a double homicide in Ikageng and Klerksdorp in the northwest.
On Monday, the provincial police commissioner said a fight resulted in a 32-year-old man overpowering and disarming a 47-year-old male colleague.
The man then allegedly pointed the gun at its owner and instructed him to call the suspect’s 31-year-old girlfriend.
The suspect’s girlfriend arrived in her Volkswagen Polo, owned by a 30-year-old male companion.
“Shortly after stopping, the suspect walked towards the vehicle and allegedly fired two shots at the man and removed him from the vehicle. He then instructed his colleague to get into the back of the vehicle and drove off. He stopped at an intersection on Bathoeng Street and instructed his colleague to get out of the car and drive away with his girlfriend.”
Police were called to the original crime scene and began searching for the vehicle.< /p>
On Saturday afternoon members of the Flying Squad received information that the Polo was traveling on the Ottosdal/Hartbeesfontein road.
The vehicle was spotted but sped away, leading to a chase.
“While chasing the vehicle, the driver of the Polo pointed his gun at the police and urged members to shoot.”
“The driver pulled off the road and was arrested found with a gunshot wound in his head. Ambulances were called and the suspect was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.”
The 31-year-old woman was found dead inside the vehicle in the front passenger seat from head injuries.< /p>
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