27 May 2015
Western Cape MEC of Transport and Public Works
Donald Grant said the vicious attack on an on-duty provincial officer is
Traffic Inspector Natasha van Roon was attacked
by two male assailants while her car was parked in the direction of Malmesbury.
It is believed that the armed suspects are
believed to have approached her vehicle before proceeding to knock her against
Ministerial Spokesperson Siphesihle Dube said
one of the assailants opened fire on her, Inspector van Roon is wounded on her
Dube said the suspects then fled the scene
after having robbed her of her firearm and two fully loaded magazines.
Dube added that she was treated at Medi-clinic
and she has since been discharged.
“Minister Grant strongly condemns these attacks
on our law enforcement officers, he also then said we must all work together to
send a very strong message to any of these criminals that we are against it.”
Dube said we are working closely with the SAPS
during the investigation to do all we can to ensure that these criminals are
brought to justice.
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