Police officer shoots father and baby dead

EMBALENHLE – A 28-year-old female police Constable, shot dead the father of her child, her 5-month old daughter and the before pulling the trigger on herself yesterday. 

Police as well as the medical personnel were notified about the incident and upon arrival, the woman was certified dead at the scene. Her daughter as well as the father of her child were transported to a nearby clinic where the father succumbed to his gun shot wounds upon arrival. 

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According to the police, the infant was transferred to hospital after being stabilised but later died. “The police have since registered a case with two counts of murder and an inquest,” said the police. 

Mpumalanga Police Commissioner, General Mondli Zuma said such tragic incidents can be avoided if the affected parties seek professional help. 

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“In the police, we have an Employee Health and Wellness section, which specialises on the wellness of members and they offer their services without expecting payment, because those professionals, are paid by the state. I therefore urge all members to effectively make use of the EHW where they can be alleviated of any social pressures they might encounter,” said General Zuma. 

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