Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Gang linked to car hijacking, bank card thefts among weekend arrests

Four suspects linked to a gang responsible for car hijackings and armed robbery in southern Johannesburg were arrested over the weekend.

Police have followed up on multiple cases of kidnappings and bank robberies The gang wanted cards were reported in Lenasia, Ennerdale, De Deur and Orange Farm, said Lt. Col. Mavela Masondo.

A team of criminal investigators, police and metro officers arrested the four in Lenasia over the weekend. They will appear in the Lenasia Magistrate Court on Monday to face charges of car hijacking and armed robbery, he said.

More than 1,460 suspects were arrested during crime prevention operations over the weekend said Masondo. You have been arrested for offenses including car hijacking, murder, attempted murder, rape, assault with intent to assault, drug trafficking, drinking under the influence, armed robbery, and suspected stolen property.