Saturday, 08 February 2020
Heilbron: Nine (09) suspects will make their first appearance in court after they were arrested by Police at a school in Phiritona; Heilbron.
On Friday; 07 February 2020, local school principal contacted police at about 07:30, after he was alerted of a group of about 20 boys carrying dangerous weapons.
It was alleged that the group came to the school to fight with other boys at the school. The principal notified Heilbron station commander of the situation and police swiftly rushed to the school.
Upon seeing police vehicles, the group fled in different directions but police officials managed to chase and arrest 9 males aged between 17 and 22 and recovered homemade knifes and pangas.
The 9 will appear in the Heilbron Magistrate court soon for possession of dangerous weapons.