4 Suspects arrested for attempted murder, Umhlanga

South African Police Service

4 Suspects arrested for attempted murder, Umhlanga
4 Suspects arrested for attempted murder, Umhlanga

A joint operation consisting of police officers from the DPCI, Cross Border Unit and KwaZulu-Natal Stabilisation Team produced positive results when they arrested four attempted murder suspects at Cordia Crescent in Umhlanga on 6 October 2022.

An intensive investigation led police to the house in Umhlanga where the suspects aged between 25 and 31 were found hiding.

The house was searched and police officers recovered a rifle, two pistols and 94 rounds of ammunition.

A vehicle which is suspected to have been used in the commission of a crime was seized.

The suspects were detained at the Durban North police station and will appear today in the Durban Magistrate’s Court for unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.

The arrested suspects were wanted for an attempted murder case which took place on05 October 2022 at Bhamshela in Nsuze.

It is alleged that a 41-year-old man was driving his vehicle when unknown suspects opened fire, wounding him in both his legs. He managed to flee the scene and reported the matter to the police.

A case of attempted murder was opened at Nsuze police station for investigation.

Police followed information which led them to Durban North where the suspects were arrested. They will appear in the Maphumulo Magistrate’s Court soon for attempted murder.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service