EMPD Arrest Three Wanted Suspects Nabbed
Three (3) male suspects wanted by the South African Police Service for various criminal offences, including attempted murder, theft, rape, business robbery, hijacking/robbing of motor vehicles, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, were cornered and apprehended by the EMPD Specialised Task Team.
The arrest took place on Tuesday, 24 March, in Thembisa where an unlicensed firearm (handgun/pistol) with serial number tampered with was confiscated.
Metro police responded to a tip off from concerned members of the community and three (3) wanted suspects – aged 17, 27 and 29 – were handcuffed at 5am in Jiyane and Ethafeni sections.
The trio face charges with possession of unlicensed firearm with ammunition and will appear in Thembisa Magistrate’s Court soon.