Six High School pupils arrested for luring victim in Facebook Scam in Browns Farm

Police in Nyanga arrested six high school learners following an attempted robbery of a man, who delivered a system, ordered on Facebook Marketplace, in Brown’s Farm, on Wednesday.

The police’s Ndakwe Gwala said the victim was meant to deliver the package in Sagolota Street, when he was met by six teenagers, aged between 15 and 17, who stoned the vehicle in an attempt to rob him.

‘’Police officers witnessed the ordeal and arrested the suspects and confiscated their cellular telephones. The suspects had lured the victim to the said location, under the guise of being potential customers. Fifteen more conversations, with different unsuspecting victims were found on their cellular telephones.’’

Gwala said the suspects are expected to make their court appearances in Athlone, soon.


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