BURGERSFORT– In their quest to combat crime in their policing area, Tubatse SAPS has arrested nine suspects aged between 23 and 30 years old on Friday December 8. The men were nabbed for armed robbery and possession of illegal firearms. The success was part of the festive season operations which are spearheaded by Burgersfort Cluster commander Maj Gen Joseph Maepa.
According to the Tubatse SAPS, spokesperson Const Basitjeng Ngwana .The following were recovered during the arrest, two 9mm pistol , one Norinco pistol, two sachets of dagga, and four sachets of Nyaope drug.
Ngwana added that the suspects were driving in a Ford Bantam and VW Polo. “The two cars were reported stolen in Vosman near Witbank. The vehicles were all confiscated.”
Tubatse SAPS urged all members of community to remain vigilant during the festive period