JUST IN: Ex-police officer shot dead at checkpoint


A former policeman at Beitbridge has reportedly been shot dead on allegations of failing to stop at a ZRP checkpoint at Zezani.

Although details are not yet clear it is suspected the deceased was transporting some foreigners illegally in the country en-route to South Africa illegally.

National Police spokesman Senior Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said he was yet to get information from Beitbridge.

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But the Beitbridge social media was awash with images of the deceased ex-cop identified as Ipela who lived at Lutumba after leaving the force.

More to follow… NewsDay.

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