Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Bultfontein: The members of Welkom Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) arrested two suspects, male and female; both aged 34 years, believed to have been involved in a farm attack and robbery at Doringpan farm, Bultfontein, earlier on 28 November 2019 where stokvel savings were taken at gun point.

On Monday 2 December 2019, the members of Welkom AGU conducted a preliminary investigation and tracing of the suspects involved in an Armed robbery that had occurred at Doringpan Farm, Bultfontein.

Their investigation led to an address at Masimong flats were the two suspects were found.

Arrested suspects.

The members discovered an unlicensed firearm and ammunitions, 4 explosives, bolt cutter, step ladder, pair of tekkies, axe and money detector in their room. The items were all seized as well as the clothes they were wearing on the day of the farm attack.

The suspects were arrested and are facing three charges involving possession of unlicensed firearm, possession of suspected stolen property and armed robbery.

Recovered firearm.

They were both detained at Hennenman Police Station and will appear at Hennenman Magistrates Court soon.