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Three in custody for East London business robbery

Oct 20, 2017
Three in custody for East London business robbery

East London Detectives worked around the clock to trace and arrest three suspects allegedly involved in a business robbery that recently took place in the City.

"They went to the house in Duncan Village where three suspects, between the ages of 26 and 44 years old, were arrested," said police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Hazel Mqala.

"Sixteen cell phones, 9mm short pistol, two live rounds, two laptops, three wrist watches, two Gucci T-shirts, six pairs of training shoes and a jacket were found."

She said that a case of Possession of Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition, Possession of suspected stolen property and Business Robbery has been opened.

"All three suspects are linked to the Business Robbery that took place in the CBD area,' added Warrant Officer Mqala.

"They will all appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on Monday."