Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Wepener: Four suspects have appeared in the Wepener Magistrate court on the 27 November 2019. They appeared charge of business robbery and illegal possession of firearms.
This follows their arrest on Monday, 25 November 209 and the subsequent recovery of two firearms and magazines without ammunition, cellphones and clothing they could not account for.
Detectives are looking into the possibility of linking these suspects to a number of business robberies committed between 19 and 24 November.
Firearms will also be tested to check if they have been used in the commission of other crimes. The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Moeketsi Sempe complemented members of the swift arrest and ensuring that people who have been terrorizing the community are removed from society.