Yesterday, eThekwini Region Crime
Intelligence Task Team in conjunction with National Mobile Train Unit and
Pietermaritzburg Hawks conducted an intelligence driven operation at Inanda,
Ntuzuma, KwaMashu, Umlazi, Mpumalanga, KZN and Pietermaritzburg areas.
of five wanted suspects aged between 34 and 46 years were eventually arrested
for armed robbery, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition as well as possession
of property suspected to be stolen.
the operation, a suspected stolen Kia bakkie as well as a Toyota Avanza, which
is suspected to be stolen at Mayville was also recovered”, said
Lieutenant Nqobile Gwala.
pistols, a Rossi .38 special plus 112 live rounds of ammunitions were
recovered”, said Gwala.
She added that… “The recovered firearms will be sent for ballistic testing to
ascertain if they were used in the commission of any crime in this country”.
suspected to be taken during the robbery was also recovered from the suspects”, she
Labels: Five suspects arrested in connection with armed robbery