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Police officer to appear in court for killing a woman in front of her 10 year old son

Tired residents of Piketberg should ask the court not to release bail for an officer accused of killing a woman on Sunday. 

 Natasha Booise was shot dead in front of her 10-year-old son and his family. 

 IPID is investigating the murder. Piketberg's 4,444 residents are expected to ask the court not to release bail for a police officer accused of murdering a woman. 

 The incident rocked the Western Cape community after Natasha Booise was shot dead in front of her 10-year-old son and the rest of the family. Billy Claasen, executive director of the Organization for the Development of Agricultural and Rural Workers, said the police had failed in Booise. Booise's family was so upset they spoke to News24. Family representative JP von Wiese said the family will only be able to speak when the officer appears at Piketberg court on Tuesday. Booise lives with her son backstage at Von Wiese. real estate. The Independent Investigations Police Department (IPID) is investigating the murder. It is understood that Booise was killed around 7 p.m. Sunday as he was walking down the main road with friends and family. The community is expected to oppose bail. 

 IPID spokeswoman Grace Langa said as Booise drove an officer in a private vehicle that was stopped behind them. 

 "The woman turned around and went to the car, where she spoke to the officer while standing in the driver's side door. She was seen holding the officer's hand," she testified. 

 The officer then raised his pistol and fired several times at the deceased as she fled. Langa said the body was taken to the Malmesbury Forensic Service for safekeeping. "We can't allow this in our community anymore. If we don't act now, we will face similar problems in other areas," Claasen said. remove the bad apples in the ward.. from the west coast and put them somewhere else.

https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/police-officer-to-appear-in-court-after-allegedly-murdering-woman-in-front-of-her-10-year-old-son-20220104

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