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Condolences after Butterworth policeman killed in tragic accident

Nov 4, 2019
Condolences after Butterworth policeman killed in tragic accident

King Williams Town - Eastern Cape SAPS Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Liziwe  Ntshinga, on Monday sent her condolences to the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of Warrant Officer, Sakhumzi Janda, who was attached at Butterworth Cluster.

He was involved in an motor vehicle accident and succumbed to injuries.

"It is  alleged that on Sunday, at about 13:00, Warrant Officer Janda was driving his vehicle on N2 road in Timane A/A coming from Mjanyane turn off to Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Captain Khaya Tonjeni. 

"It is further alleged that after crossing a river, approaching an incline, he lost control of his vehicle and was involved in a fatal accident.

"He succumbed to his wounds and was certified dead on the scene.

"He was off duty during the accident. He lives behind his wife and three children."

W/O Janda was travelling with four passengers on this journey.

"Two out of the four passengers fell out of the moving vehicle and sustained serious injuries," Capt Tonjeni said.

"They were taken for medical attention to a nearby hospital and are in a serious condition."

Lt Gen Ntshinga sent her heartfelt condolences to the wife, kids and immediate family and colleagues.

"The SAPS will offer all relevant assistance to the family during this difficult moment," said Lt Gen Ntshinga.

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