According to Tshwane Metro Police Department, they are pleading with the public to come forward with any useful information that will lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.

Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said that the slain Constable Eddy Solly Bokaba, who was 27, was shot outside the home of a friend after knocking off work on Monday evening.

“The officer knocked off duty last night, 2 January 2017, at around 11pm. He picked up a friend and was travelling to the friend’s place. When he arrived there, he noticed a VW Polo vehicle approaching them.

“He got out of his vehicle to ask what they wanted and  one person from the Polo came out and without a word he pulled out a firearm and shot at him. It is not known how many people were in the VW vehicle.”

As at the time of making the above statement, details or motive why he was murdered have not been revealed