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Wanted business robbery suspects nabbed in East London

Mar 22, 2019
Wanted business robbery suspects nabbed in East London

East London - Four wanted business robbery suspects are expected in the East London Magistrate's Court after they were arrested by East London police detectives on Wednesday.

"East London detectives conducted a tracing operation for outstanding suspects," described police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"They arrested four suspects for business robberies, possession of suspected stolen goods and recovered, laptops and a silver Geely sedan vehicle allegedly used in the commission of crime."

He said that the suspects are aged between 29 and 39 years old.

"Once charged, they will appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on various charges soon."

East London man busted with unlicensed firearm

Meanwhile, in their efforts to uphold the SAPS code of conduct and addressing the proliferation of illegal firearms in our society, East London Flying squad members arrested a 29-year-old suspect for possession of unlicensed firearm in East London.

"Police followed up on information about a man suspected to be in possession of unlicensed firearm," said Capt Mzuku.

"Police confiscated a unlicenced firearm, 9mm astra model A 60 without magazine."

East London station commander, Brigadier Mqotyana, commended his members for arrests and recoveries.

''I would like to urge the communities to work with the police especially with the information on illegal firearms and drugs since they are major contributors of crime,'' he said.

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