It did not go down well with the man, who worked at a building warehouse.
And on Sunday night, he lost it when he saw his ex-girlfriend (36) sitting in her new lover’s car at her house in Mangaung, Free State.
He allegedly fired four shots at the couple… and the cop was hit behind his ear and the woman in her arm and leg.
Constable Khotso Motsoeneng (28), who was stationed at the Batho cop shop in Mangaung. died instantly. The women survived.
The couple was sitting in the car with the woman’s 13-year-old girl during the incident. The little girl was
unharmed, but the mother and
daughter were rushed to hospital.
Police spokeswoman Sinah Mpakane said: “The little girl was sitting in the front seat of the car. She was not harmed but was treated for shock.
“Constable Motsoeneng was shot
behind his ear and his girlfriend on the arm and leg.
“The suspect (39) drove away and later shot himself near Ladybrand, but he survived. He was rushed to Bethlehem Hospital where he is under police guard.
“It’s believed that the suspect is the woman’s ex-boyfriend. We are investigating a case of murder. The suspect will be charged with murder and