Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Cop 'shoots man, claims from insurance'

Cape Times A police officer took out funeral policies for an unrelated man, paid the premiums, and killed the man to claim funeral expenses, the Pietermaritzburg High Court heard on Wednesday.

It is alleged that Inspector Thamsanqa Khambule, 42, of Pietermaritzburg murdered Thabani Duma, and then submitted five fraudulent claims from insurance companies.