Acid attack suspect arrested, Nelspruit

South African Police Service

Acid attack suspect arrested, Nelspruit
Acid attack suspect arrested, Nelspruit

Members of the South African Police Service in Nelspruit have on Friday 12 October 2018, pounced on a 38 year old man, following a robbery that took place on 21 September 2018, in the city’s CBD.

The arrest of the suspect follows an incident wherein a 30 year old man was allegedly accosted by approximately six men who poured acid on him and robbed him of his cellphone before fleeing the scene.

Following this incident the police managed to track down the suspect at his hideout, around Valencia Park in Nelspruit where he was then nabbed. The suspect is due to appear at the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 15 October 2018, facing a charge of robbery with a weapon other than a firearm.

Police are making an appeal to anyone who may have fallen victim to the suspects’ antics, but could not open a case, or have information in general about the remaining suspects to contact Detective Colonel Ernest Maoka at 082 318 9843.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service