A manhunt has been lunched by the police for the awaiting trial prisoner who shot and killed a police captain earlier today – Gauteng said

“Police are pleading with the general public who may see him to report with immediate effect as he is considered armed and dangerous” lieutenant colonel Lungelo Dlamini says

According to the Dlamini, the suspect was due to appear in court for nine hijacking cases, the crime were committed in Tembisa Rabie Ridge and Kagiso during 2012.

Adding to this, the lieutenant also stated that the suspect had previously escaped from court cells in 2015 but was rearrested, he also said that investigations are ongoing as to how the prisoner got hold of a firearm while in the court cell.