Suspects to appear in court for possession of dangerous weapons and stolen property

BARBERTON – Four people who were arrested when the  Operation Coordinated Committee (OCC) unit was patrolling on Saturday evening are expected to appear at the local magistrate’s court today for possession of stolen property and dangerous weapons.

The suspects landed themselves in hot water after they attacked an 18-year-old boy and took his iphone7 worth R17 000. The unit met the victim while patrolling and complained that he has been robbed of his cellphone and the victim was able to identify one of the suspects at Ext 11.

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Police went with victim when they were patrolling they noticed a house that looked abandoned.

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“Police went inside the house and found four boys whose ages ranges from 17 to 20 years. They had just finished smoking the dagga. Police searched for the stolen cellphone and pangas were found in their possession and the victim pointed at one of the suspects to be the one who robbed him. They were then arrested them,” said the police.


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