Officer laid to rest

A picture of Constable Christopher Mouton, who was shot and killed by a colleague at Kraaifontein police station.

Police paid tribute to Constable Christopher Mouton at memorial service in Ravensmead on Wednesday April 26. He was buried from the AFM Church in Goodwood on Saturday April 29.

Wednesday’s memorial was preceded by a wreath-laying ceremony at Kraaifontein police station where he had worked for nine years.

Constable Mouton, 30, of Elsies River, was killed after he was allegedly, accidentally shot by his colleague outside the police station on Wednesday April 19. The shooting is currently being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid)(“Ipid probe cop’s shooting”, Northern News, April 26). Constable Mouton is survived by his wife Samantha and two children, aged seven and three months