Kinnear was targeted: Police union

Let's get some reaction from the police union, Popcru's Richard Mamabolo. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) believe anti-gang commander, Charl Kinnear was targeted.

The investigator was working on several high-profile cases when he was shot dead outside his home on Friday.

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Popcru spokesperson, Richard Mamabolo says the union wants an investigation to begin within the police force.

"We are tired of the minister (Bheki Cele) making all sorts of promises, we need actions now," he said

Meanwhile, more reactions have been coming in on the brutal murder of colonel Kinnear.

His death has captured many hearts on social media.

While many have been condemning the killing, scores are demanding answers as to why Kinnear's application for protection wasn’t approved.