Constable Shane Nico Fleur (26) suffered a fatal stabbing on the 1st May 2020, the man who inflicted the attack has been named as Valento Magilies (19).
Fleur was with his friends in Port Elizabeth when an argument started after Magilies knocked Fleur’s bicycle. The argument quickly escalated when Magilies took out a knife and lunged it into Fleur’s chest, the suspect then fled the scene.
Constable Fleur had to be taken to hospital for his injuries but on arrival, he was declared dead. The Police acted quickly on this case and arrested the suspect the same day in Arcadia.
On Friday the suspect sat before the Humansdrop Regional Court to hear he will serve an eight years prison sentence for his crimes.
“The Hawks also commended the prosecuting team for speedily finalizing the case in court.” said Colonel Katlego Mogale