Scottburgh burglary: 4 Suspects arrested in Durban with firearms

South African Police Service

Scottburgh burglary: 4 Suspects arrested in Durban with firearms
Scottburgh burglary: 4 Suspects arrested in Durban with firearms. Photo: SAPS

A total of four men aged between 23 and 47 are set to appear before Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 28 June 2021 for being in unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition as well as for being in possession of suspected stolen property.

On 25 June 2021, a multi-disciplinary intelligence driven operation which was conducted in Mayville yielded positive results.

The team was following up on information after a house was broken into in the Scottburgh CBD and various items were stolen.

A search warrant was obtained for the residence at Mayville in Durban.

The team proceeded to the Mayville residence as information indicated that the stolen items were on the premises. A search warrant was executed and over five thousand rounds of ammunition, a rifle, seven cellular phones, two magazines, a rifle as well as diamonds and jewellery were seized.

The suspects have been detained pending their court appearance.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service