The police have arrested ten suspects for attacking Roodepan police station.
The 10 suspects are between 17 and 41 years.
The police stated eight folks armed with knives had been arrested on Friday after storming into the police station in Roodepan within the Northern Cape.
The eight males had been roughly demanding the discharge of two suspects who had been arrested earlier for attacking police.
Police stated the 2 suspects had been arrested throughout their investigative comply with up on a theft at Ivory Park late on Friday afternoon..
“They had been arrested for assault on police, resisting arrest and possession of harmful weapons.”
Shortly after the arrest of the 2, eight folks entered Roodepan police station and threatened them with a knife demanding the discharge of the 2 suspects.
“Police managed to arrest the suspects for conspiring to help and incite escape from lawful custody, assault on police, possession of harmful weapons and obstructing police within the execution of their duties.
“One member sustained minor accidents. Six knives had been confiscated from the suspects”.
They police stated the 10 suspects will seem earlier than the Galeshewe Justice of the Peace’s court docket quickly whereas the police will proceed with their investigations.
Provincial police commissioner for the Northern Cape Lt-Gen Risimati Peter Shivuri his displeased with this act and has condemned the assault on police.