Cop’s winning smile lands him in cuffs
FREE TO READ | Detective nabbed after distinctive gold tooth and inexplicable gunshot wound link him to hijacking
A police detective who should have taken a bite out of crime has now alleged to have fallen foul of the law – his shiny gold tooth became a critical piece of evidence in unravelling a hijacking.
The policeman, assigned to an Ekurhuleni policing precinct, is alleged to have been one of a four-strong gang who hijacked a man in Mamelodi two weeks ago.
But it was the glinting gold gnasher that held fast in the hijack victim’s memory and would eventually lead to the cop’s arrest...