JOHANNESBURG – The City of Johannesburg’s public safety department has condemned an attack on a JMPD officer and driver.
It happened when the two tried to tow an illegally parked car belonging to a member of a church in Hillbrow.
It’s believed a group of angry congregants approached the officer, ignoring his warning shots.
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They disarmed and assaulted the officer, leaving him unconscious.
He had to be rushed to hospital, where he is still being treated.
One of the congregants was arrested for being in possession of a JMPD firearm.