5-minute gang:three in court

2013-04-30 00:00

THREE suspected members of a “five-minute gang” made a brief appearance in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Joey Jeevan told The Witness the three were remanded in custody until next Monday for a bail hearing. They face charges of housebreaking.

The three were arrested following what police called a “high-speed” chase on the N3 near Cato Ridge last week.

The arrests come after a string of robberies in Chase Valley, Montrose and Scottsville. The robberies were generally carried out in less than five minutes. — WR.

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