Two VW hijackers busted in KwaNobuhle

2015-07-02 06:01

The quick response of two police officials from KwaNobuhle resulted in the arresting of two armed men who on Sunday night tried to hijack a VW Polo in Mabandla Road.

“WO Jacobus Wyatt and Const. Wayne Menezes were busy with routine patrols when the call for assistance was received regarding two armed suspects attempting to hijack a vehicle in KwaNobuhle,” said police spokesperson WO Gerda Swart.

“ The members gave chase and apprehended the two men. They seized an unlicensed 9mm firearm and rounds from the magazine.

“The suspects, aged 32 and 56-years-old were arrested on charges ranging from attempted hijacking to the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.”

The suspects yesterday appeared in the KwaNobuhle Magistrates Court.

Uitenhage Cluster Commander, Brigadier Phillip Salukazana praised the two police members for the excellent work that they have done.

“We applaud their efforts and we shall continue to safeguard our communities and rid our streets of illegal firearms and criminals,” said Brig Salukazana

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