Murder suspect and three others arrested in Durban south vicinity

The Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi.

A multi-disciplinary approach by police from the eThekwini Outer South Cluster and the National Intervention Unit to prevent criminal activities and eradicate the proliferation of unlicensed firearms at Glebelands Hostel, Fakazi and Mashiwase areas yielded progressive results, recently.

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On Sunday night, operations were conducted which resulted in the arrest of four suspects and the confiscation of a pistol and an assortment of live rounds of ammunition.

One of the suspects was arrested at Glebelands Hostel for murder and business robbery while the remaining three were found with a firearm and live rounds of ammunition.

The suspects were charged and have appeared in the Umlazi Magistrates Court. Further investigations will be conducted to ascertain if these suspects can be linked to other pending cases.

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The firearm will be subjected for ballistic tests to ascertain if it was used in the commission of any crime in the hostel or any other area in the country. KwaZulu-Natal’s acting provincial commissioner, Maj Gen Bheki Langa commended the police officers for conducting the operation and recovering the firearm.

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