Suspects wanted for murder and robbery arrested in possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition in Protea Glen

Six male suspects wanted and linked to multiple cases of robbery and murders in Westbury and Eldorado Park were arrested by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) Tactical Response and Public Order Policing Units for the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition in Protea Glen, Soweto.

On Saturday, 02 December 2023, officers received information about suspects who are involved in gang shootings in Westbury, Bosmont and Eldorado Park. Videos were circulating on social media where the suspects were allegedly boasting about the killing of a known gang and drug lord. Some of the suspects were positively identified on a video where they were robbing and assaulting a male.

The operational team followed up on the information which led them to a suspect's hideout in Soweto.

The house was tactically approached and six males were apprehended. Upon searching the males two unlicensed firearms were found in their possession.

An inquiry into the firearms recovered…


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