6 would-be robbers nabbed

2012-02-23 08:20
Johannesburg - Six men believed to be on their way to rob a business were arrested in southern Johannesburg on Wednesday evening, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

Following a tip-off, plain clothes officers stopped a minibus taxi travelling towards Tembisa on the corner of Heidelberg Road and the N3 north onramp in Roodekop, Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng said.

All 16 occupants were searched. Six of them, all men aged between 25 and 41, were arrested. Three unlicensed guns were found in their possession.

They were expected to appear in the Alberton Magistrate's Court soon.

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