Police reservist held for robbery

2013-11-05 20:28


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Johannesburg - A Meyerton police reservist was arrested on Tuesday in connection with business robberies, said Gauteng police.

"He is one of the seven suspects who were arrested for six business robberies," said police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini.

Robbers had targeted U-Save businesses in Evaton West and Evaton Central, near Vereeniging, from June this year, he said.

The seven were arrested during a raid in Drieziek, Orange Farm, on Tuesday, in which police also seized an R5, a pistol, a toy gun, and a police uniform.

They would appear in the Sebokeng Magistrate's Court within 48-hours.

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