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Madagascar: A Chinese trader shot dead in his car at Tananarive, a trainee policeman arrived on the scene accidentally kills a passerby

A Chinese baker returning to his home was gunned down just outside his gate, on Saturday night around 7 pm, while he was at the wheel of his vehicle at Mahalavolona Andoharanofotsy on the outskirts of Antananarivo.
Five criminals dressed in fatigues surrounded the car and did not hesitate to open fire on the baker whose body was riddled with bullets.
The police quickly rushed to the scene drew up a perimeter of safety and began their first use of investigations and findings.

Unfortunately, a trainee policeman accidentally killed a passerby at the scene of the tragedy, unintentionally pressing the trigger of his Kalashnikov. A bullet fatally, passed through a young of 19 years, hit him in the leg.

"It is my duty to raise awareness and educate the public to prevent a similar accident from happening again. I appeal to everyone, namely the onlookers to stand aside and let the police work in this kind of situation. Nobody is safe from harm", said Colonel Rakotomihamina Florens, commander of the gendarmerie Group of Tananarive to the site

Antso Rajaona

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