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Gelvandale suspect nabbed at Aliwal North fleeing to Johannesburg

Oct 1, 2019
Gelvandale suspect nabbed at Aliwal North fleeing to Johannesburg

Aliwal North - Members of the Aliwal North Cluster SAPS arrested a 24-year-old wanted suspect on a bus en-route to Johannesburg over the weekend.

"The suspect was wanted in connection with an ongoing case of attempted murder in Gelvandale, Port Elizabeth," said police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Moitheri Bojabotseha.

"The Port Elizabeth investigating officer received information that the suspect was on an Eldo Bus Coach travelling to Johannesburg, and contacted the Aliwal North Police Station for assistance."

She said tht the Aliwal North Cluster Special Task Team, K9 Unit, Cluster Operation Command Centre (COCC), Crime Intelligence (CI) and Aliwal North Station Community Service Centre (CSC) conducted a joint operation to stop and search the bus, and to execute the warrant of arrest.

"The suspect is currently detained at the Aliwal North police station, and will be transferred to Port Elizabeth."

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