Cele urges police to use their weapons when in danger
By Lelethu Mquqo
29 August 2010
The number of police who die in the line of duty has increased this year compared to 2009’s 100 officers National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele said on Friday.
Cele was addressing police officers at the Western Cape Prestige Awards on Friday night.
Cele urged police officers to use the tools they are given to protect themselves in the line of duty.
the recent incident occurred on Friday in the Eastern Cape when a policeman was shot dead in a shoot out with four armed robbers.
Two of the robbers were shot and killed and two arrested.