# The Eastern Cape provincial commissioner, Nomthetheleli Mene has sent condolences to the family of a police officer of Cedarville police station who died tragically over the Christmas weekend. Mene says Phumla Mabindisa was shot dead allegedly by a person believed to be her boyfriend. According to the initial investigation, the two had a misunderstanding which is presumed to have led to the incident. The 39-year-old male suspect was arrested after allegedly attempting to commit suicide. He is currently being treated in hospital.