Police said the attack reportedly took place when the two officials from JMPD hooked up an illegally parked carAaAaAeAc which reportedly belonged to a member of the church Claim Street in HillbrowAaAaAeAc as the vehicle was said to have caused traff congestion.
From interim investigations, it is believed that the JMPD officer drew his firearm and fired into the air to stop the rioting congregants from advancing toward them, but the crowd did not heed the warning but proceeded to attack the officer," according to a statement issued by Wayne Minnaar and Edna Mamonyane for the Joburg public safety department,(https://citybuzz.
When the first rumour started about JMPD checking for e-tags, SANRAL ordered an investigation into it by an independent auditing firm.
He is also probably not aware of a statement issued by the JMPDs spokesperson Wayne Minnaar way back in February 2014, which says that it is not checking for e-tags.
In much the same way that the JMPD
is part of the fabric of Johannesburg, so too is Joburg Child Welfare, and it gives us great pleasure to support a welfare organisation that for many years has done such wonderful work in our city," said Wayne Minnaar, the metro police spokesperson.