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Bulls player arrested on suspicion of murdering police officer

By Andy Rice 27 August 2010

Blue Bulls prop Bees Roux has been arrested in connection with the death of a metro police officer. Paramedics found a critically injured cop lying in Schoeman Street, Pretoria, in the early hours of Friday. The police officer later succumbed to the extensive injuries he had received. A spokesperson for the Blue Bulls said that they were aware of the arrest of one of their players in connection with the dead police officer, but declined to comment further. Roux's attorney said that it was unclear when his client would appear in court. Read more: SAPA, via Sport24 and Reuters Africa.

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