On Saturday morning, police in Mpumalanga apprehended 4 males who have been with firearms and suspected explosives at Malelane.
The 4 are suspected to have a reference to the theft that occurred at a bottle retailer earlier on Saturday. The suspects stole a number of objects, which embrace:
- cigarettes, and
- different objects.
“The arrest got here after police have been busy with their routine patrol on the N4 nationwide street once they observed a blue VW Golf and instructed its driver to cease. One occupant alighted from the automobile and disappeared into the close by bushes and that made police suspicious.”
“The police searched the automobile and found liquor, packets of cigarettes in addition to money stashed inside a bag. Police additionally discovered some units, three firearms and ammunition and instantly arrested the suspects,” police mentioned.
“Preliminary investigation has since revealed that after midnight, a enterprise housebreaking occurred at a bottle retailer in Mjejane Belief close to Malelane, the place liquor, cigarettes and different objects, together with money have been stolen. Police additionally learnt that in the course of the housebreaking, a secure was detonated with some explosives and cash stolen,” police added.