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2013-09-20 09:43

EVIDENCE OMITTED IN POLICE CHASE: The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the death of a woman following a car chase by police in KZNm Kwa-Zulu Natal. Police allegedly concealed the fact that they had shot at her car.

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating the death of a businesswoman after a car chase by police in Umkomaas, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

IPID spokesman Moses Dlamini said: "A docket of murder and defeating the ends of justice has been opened."

Police in three vehicles, two of them marked, reported a woman driving whom they claimed ws driving recklessly on September 15 and attempted to stop her. The women, aged 45-year-old, allegedly accelerated away and the police gave chase.

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Dlamini said: "The policemen fired shots at the woman's vehicle. She lost control of the vehicle and it overturned. The woman died on the scene."

The policemen reported the crash but allegedly concealed the fact that they had shot at her car.

Dlamimi added: "When the vehicle was towed away the station commander noticed bullet holes in the vehicle and he called the suspects and tried to get clarity. They could not give a reasonable explanation for the shooting."

The station commander informed the directorate. No arrests have been made.
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