Thursday, July 11, 2024

Western Cape police arrested 4 suspects in separate incidents on related charges

 Western Cape police arrested four suspects in separate incidents in the province for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition

Officers attached to Maitland Flying Squad were patrolling in Delft area and community members stopped and alerted them of a robbery in progress. The members responded and heard shots being fired nearby.


“A 24 year old suspect was caught and arrested for attempted murder, armed robbery and the unlawful possession of a firearm. He was detained at Delft SAPS and is expected to appear in the Bluedowns Magistrates court soon,” said Captain FC Van Wyk.

Further more, Van Wyk stated that Ceres police arrested three suspects on charges of attempted robbery and possession of an imitation firearm as well as resisting arrest, after a complaint of an attempted robbery at a furniture store in Ceres.

They are due to appear in the Ceres Magistrates court tomorrow on the mentioned charges.

Done by: Sihle Jezile

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