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Cop stabbed during arrest

Crime & Courts

KwaZulu-Natal - A man has been arrested for attacking a police officer with a knife in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

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Cape Town - 090127 - At Khayelitsha's Nonceba Hall on National Police Day there was a meeting to help organize how local organizations could assist the police in dealing with community issues. Photo by Skyler Reid.

Captain Thulani Zwane said the officer was attacked while trying to arrest the 33-year-old man on Tuesday.

The officer retaliated and shot the man in his thigh. He was taken to hospital.

Zwane said the man would appear soon in the Port Shepstone Magistrate's Court on charges of attempted murder and possession of suspected stolen property. - Sapa

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