Police officer who died in a vehicle crash laid to rest in Giyani


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

MAKHADO : The police officer who died in a car crash laid to rest Giyani.

The 40-year-old Sergeant Shantel Mabasa passed away on January 25  due to a tragic car accident.

Makhado SAPS held the memorial service at Makhado Show Ground on Thursday, where the spokesperson of Makhado police station Sgt Tshifhiwa Radzilani gave a moving tribute to the deceased.

Sgt Mabasa was on duty with her colleague during “operational duties” at the Masisi policing area where the driver lost control of the vehicle when trying to avoid running over a goat on the R525 road.

They were both taken to the local clinic where Mabasa succumbed to her injuries with her colleagues sustaining serious injuries.

The station commander of Makhado SAPS, Col Bez Bezuidenhout said they are saddened by the passing of Sgt Mabasa as she was a hardworking and dedicated personnel who served and protected the community.


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