2 suspects arrested in Joburg for possession of explosives

2017-09-06 21:49
The explosives police confiscated from two suspects in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Wednesday afternoon (Supplied)

The explosives police confiscated from two suspects in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Wednesday afternoon (Supplied)

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Johannesburg - Two suspects were arrested in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Wednesday afternoon for the possession of explosives, Gauteng police said.

National crime intelligence and the Johannesburg Metro Police Department were working on a tip-off when a vehicle was intercepted with a 41-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man inside, Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said in a statement.

The vehicle was searched and the explosives were discovered inside.

Additional information surrounding the source of the explosives was not immediately available.

The suspects are expected to appear in court soon, Dlamini said.

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