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‘Arrogant cowboys’: Joburg nurse shot in botched anti-kidnap operation

Late-night drive home turns horrific for mother and daughter as elite SAPS officers open fire on wrong vehicle

Senior reporter

Senior police crime intelligence officers, tasked with ending SA’s deadly kidnapping scourge, are under investigation after they shot and seriously injured a Johannesburg nurse during a botched anti-kidnapping operation.

The shooting late on Monday night occurred in Westonaria as 48-year-old Charlotte Rampaku, a specialised theatre nursing sister at Carletonville Hospital, was driving home with her 19-year-old daughter, Lethabo.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating the shooting...

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