Acid mugging suspect arrested

MBOMBELA- Police arrested a 38-year old man on Friday following a robbery that took place last month in the CBD.

The arrest of the suspect follows  an incident where Rudolf Nkosi(30) was allegedly accosted by approximately six men who poured acid on him and  robbed him of his cellphone before fleeing the scene.

Another victim is currently undergoing treatment for his damaged eye.

Following this incident the police managed to track down the suspect at his hideout, around Valencia Park where he was then arrested.

The suspect is due to appear at the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday, October 15facing a charge of robbery with a weapon other than a firearm.

Police are making an appeal to anyone who may have fallen victim to the suspects’ antics, but could not open a case, or have information in general about the remaining suspects to contact Detective Colonel Ernest Maoka on 082 318 9843.

 

 

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