Top cop probing fellow officers narrowly survives attack by gunmen

Attempted murder comes after killing of Ipid investigator in ‘rogue’ North West detectives case

19 October 2020 - 20:07

Seven months after the murder of an Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) investigator – who was leading a probe into a group of senior North West police officers – gunmen have tried to kill a key witness in the state’s case.

Paul Kgwedi, a police officer in the Gauteng Provincial Investigation Unit, narrowly escaped with his life on Friday afternoon when gunmen opened fire on him in a Boksburg shopping centre parking lot on Gauteng’s East Rand, according to a source within the police who did not want be named...

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