The Hawks’ National Priority Violent Crime Investigation team is on the hunt for a man linked with the murder of a police official.

The suspect, known as Adriano is believed to have been part of the incident, which took place in Eerste Rivier in August 2023.

The Hawks in the Western Cape say they are requesting information from the public on the whereabouts of Adriano.

Hawks provincial spokesperson Warrant Officer Zinzi Hani said, “It is believed that he is a suspect in a murder investigation that occurred in Noord Street, Eerste Rivier on 12 August 2023 where a police official was shot and killed. The Hawks have since been probing the case and they request anyone who might shed some light on the whereabouts of Adriano, to kindly contact the Investigating Officer Sgt Botha at 082 850 9754. Every information received will be treated as confidential”.