Biker Shot to Death by Police Officers in Hanover

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Biker Shot to Death by Police Officers in Hanover
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Biker Shot to Death by Police Officers in Hanover

The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has commenced a probe into Sunday night’s fatal police shooting of a man in Hanover.

The deceased has been identified as Winston Swaroop of a Hanover address.


Reports are that, sometime after 9 pm, a police party was travelling in an unmarked motorcar in the Dias community of Hanover when they spotted two men travelling on a motorcycle. The police say a shootout ensued after they signalled the men to stop.

After the shooting died down, the driver of the motorcycle was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 9 mm pistol was allegedly recovered.

The police were not hurt.

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