Home invasions, rapes and hijacking, 5 arrested, Nyanga

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Home invasions, rapes and hijacking, 5 arrested, Nyanga
Home invasions, rapes and hijacking, 5 arrested, Nyanga

SAPS endeavors to put an end to various forms of crime that occurs in our communities continue to produce positive results when five suspects between the age 18 and 32 were arrested by the alert members of Nyanga police for crime such as rape, house robbery and hijacked vehicle in the Nyanga area.

In the first incident the complainant reported to the police that he was on his way to attend to request when he was blocked by a Avanza vehicle occupied by four armed unknown men who demanded his car keys and stuffed him into the boot of the vehicle and they later dropped him at Siyahlala Informal Settlement in Browns farm and took his vehicle.

After investigation conducted by the vigilant members on Nyanga SAPS one suspect (18) was arrested for possession of presumed stolen property and he is expected to make a court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate Court soon.

Meanwhile in Nyanga a suspect (31) was arrested for rape and house robbery incident occurred on Saturday, 16 November 2019 in Browns Farm. The complainant alleges that they were awoken by the unknown men who pretended as if they were looking for someone, they kicked the door forcefully entered the shack and said they wanted stokvel money.

The suspects robbed the couple’s two cellular telephones and thereafter raped the woman who was present in the premises. One suspect was identified and arrested.

In an unrelated incident the two suspect aged 31 and 32 were arrested after they raped a female victim while she was walking at Bristol Road in Browns Farm. It is alleged that the four suspects dragged the victim into certain shack and repeatedly raped her.

Our member are following up all possible leads in an effort to arrests two other suspects who are still at large.

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