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Linden detective shot and killed in his home, 4 attackers sought

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of four men who fatally shot an off-duty police officer at his home on 29 December 2022.

Warrant Officer Anton Seeber, a detective attached to the Linden Police Station, was asleep when unknown gunmen entered his home demanding his service pistol.

He was shot and killed and robbed of his personal belongings including his service pistol.

Police are requesting the cooperation of communities in the area to come forward with information to assist police in apprehending those responsible for the murder.

The National Commissioner says management of the SAPS are concerned about the ongoing attacks and killing of police officers.

“We are consistently implementing our Police Safety Strategy and Plan to ensure the safety of members on and off duty. Communities need to also come on board and play an active role in handing over or sharing information on known criminals in their communities. Our condolences go to the families, friends and colleagues of our members, a speedy recovery to the injured member”, concluded General Fannie Masemola.

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