DURBAN – POLICE in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested a person who they consider could also be linked to a spate or robberies in Bergville and surrounding areas.
Provincial police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala mentioned the 28-year-old suspect’s arrest got here after a prolonged investigation by native police.
She mentioned a staff of detectives was put in place to assist native police stations and the suspect was lastly arrested.
“A car suspected for use by the suspect was recognized and on January 30, the car was noticed travelling on the R616. The car was intercepted and it was searched.
“Upon looking the car, the suspect was allegedly present in possession of two unlawful firearms, two toy weapons, a number of sealed bins with cellphones, airtime and a number of other watches,” Gwala mentioned.
She added that police additionally recovered greater than R10 000 from the suspect.
“He shall be profiled to test if he’s linked to theft instances reported in Bergville and surrounding areas. The suspect’s car was additionally impounded for additional investigation. Extra arrests are imminent because the investigation unfolds,” Gwala mentioned.
The suspect is anticipated to seem within the Bergville Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom tomorrow on fees of unlawful possession of firearms and possession of a stolen property.