ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 12:13 - Updated Sun, 12 Jan 2020 12:13

Police officer stabbed in Bocoio

Lobito - After been stabbed last Friday in the Municipality of Bocoio, centre-west Benguela Province, during a road operation, police officer Francisco Cavondola was announced dead, ANGOP has learned.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

In a statement, the Provincial Police Command reported that agent Francisco Cavondola was killed, with blows of a cutlass in the face, when his patrol unit sought to dominate an individual, who, wielding a cutlass, rampantly threatened and attacked people on the street.


After attacking Francisco Cavondola, who was the first deputy police chief in Bocoio, the suspect seized the victim's pistol and fired 12 shots. In reaction, he was fatally shot by police officers.


Before being shot down, the individual would also have attacked, with the same sharp object, the 32-year-old citizen Xavier Dala Cobume, being treated for serious injuries in the emergency room of Bocoio Municipal Hospital.


The Provincial Police Commandment regrets the death on duty of the agent and called for calm to the population, while the corporation adopts the necessary procedures.

Read also
  • 06/01/2020 09:51:35

    Head of State requests international support to fight corruption

    Benguela - The Angolan President, João Lourenço, appealed last Sunday for an international cooperation towards the fight against corruption and impunity in Angola.

  • 27/12/2019 10:17:20

    Chinese citizens arrested for counterfeit money

    Luanda - The Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) dismantled, last Thursday, in the Municipality of Viana, a group of Chinese wrongdoers that was engaged in counterfeiting Angolan national currency (Kwanza).

  • 24/12/2019 10:53:29

    Armed Forces' operational capacity depends on staff training

    Benguela - The increase in operational capacity of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) requires permanent training of staff and the equipping of military units with modern technical and technological means, the commander of the Army, General Gouveia João de Sá Miranda, said on Saturday.