Cops nab 5 for business robbery, unlicensed guns, stolen goods

2016-04-18 20:15

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Pietermaritzburg - Five suspects have been arrested for business robbery, possession of unlicensed firearms and stolen property in Nottingham, Pietermaritzburg, police said on Monday.

Major Thulani Zwane said police officers made the breakthrough after an elderly couple was attacked and robbed on their farm on Sunday.

Twenty-two firearms, including a double-barrelled shotgun, as well as 17 rounds of live ammunition, a laptop, clothing and shoes were recovered.

The suspects appeared in the Howick Magistrate's Court on Monday.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni, praised the police members involved.

"We will ensure that the arrested suspects will be prosecuted and sentenced accordingly if found guilty," she said.

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