Police busted for suspects believed to be responsible for a shooting incident in Westbury on 31 December 2022.
FOUR SUSPECTS BUSTED FOR ALLEGED WESTBURY SHOOTING
Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo said the suspects were arrested in Westbury on Thursday, 5 January 2023.
Masondo said police received information that the suspects believed to be involved in the recent Westbury shooting were driving around the area.
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SUSPECTS FOUND WITH STOLEN VEHICLE AND ILLEGAL FIREARMS
“Members from Anti-Gang Unit, Sophiatown Crime Prevention Unit, and Sophiatown Robbery Reaction Unit kept a close observation,” Masondo said.
The suspects was spotted on the corner of Fuel and Kretzmar Roads. Police found firearms and a car that was reported stolen in Ennerdale.
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Masondo says police recovered a second firearm with two extended magazines at Fuzier Flats, in Newclare.
All four suspects are facing charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, unlicensed firearms, ammunition, and drugs.
“The suspects led the police to a block of flats in Coronationville where two more suspects were arrested and a firearm with a magazine loaded with twelve live ammunition and drugs were recovered.”
Police also investigating if the suspects are involved in gangsterism that is rife in Westbury and Eldorado Park.
The suspects are due to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court next week Monday, 9 January 2023.
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