The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has opened a murder investigation following the death of two McDonald's employees who were wrongfully shot in a vehicle transporting them home.
During a high-speed chase early on Monday morning, it is alleged that police officers mistakenly shot at a taxi transporting the McDonald's staffers in Kuils River, Cape Town.
Acting Ipid spokesperson, Robbie Raburabu says they have not yet interrogated the police officers and do not know exactly how many are implicated in the crime.
The people that were involved in the shooting haven't been interviewed by us. As required by the law, they have to see their legal representatives before talking to us.— Robbie Raburabu, Acting Ipid spokesperson
We want to speak to them. When they are ready, they will come to us... We also haven't spoke to witnesses and we will give them some time before speaking to them this week.— Robbie Raburabu, Acting Ipid spokesperson
Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:
Two shaken witnesses called in on Monday to describe the scene at the shooting: