Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Botshabelo:  The 27 years old suspect allegedly involved in the shooting of people in a parked vehicle, appeared in the Botshabelo Magistrate court today; Thursday;12 December 2019, on the charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm.

It is alleged that two victims were sitting in a vehicle in Boithuso area in May 2019 and suddenly shots were fired injuring both of them. Selosesha Cluster Crime intelligence gathering, put together information about a suspect who is from Section F in Botshabelo.

He has since been on the run and on Tuesday the 10 December 2019, he was pounced on by members of the Tactical Reaction Team from the Cluster, at his home in Botshabelo. The suspect was found with a 38 revolver and two live ammunition.

It was also discovered that the firearm was reported stolen in the Parkweg area. The firearm will be taken for ballistic test to determine if it is the one used in the stray shooting at Boithuso.