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Wanted Dimbaza armed robber arrested

By Yolanda Palezweni - Sep 21, 2017
Wanted Dimbaza armed robber arrested

Police in Dimbaza, outside King Williams Town, on Thursday morning arrested a wanted suspect, who had allegedly been terrorising the local community for the past nine months - with multiple cases of robberies reported to police.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Siphhokazi Mawisa, a thorough and responsive investigation of the crimes yielded good results and saw Detectives raiding the home of the suspect, 17th area, Dimbaza, at about 02h00 on Thursday morning.

Captain Mawisa, however, said that while Detectives managed to apprehend the suspect, they could not locate a weapon he allegedly used in the crimes after searching the house.

“The suspect was arrested and will be charged with number of robberies and armed robberies,” she said, adding that he will appear at the Dimbaza Magistrate’s Court on Friday.