Multidisciplinary team arrests three suspects for a series of armed robberies

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By Accra Maweya

Polokwane- A multidisciplinary team comprising the Hawks (Serious Organized Crime Investigation Unit), Limpopo Crime Intelligence, Mankweng SAPS Tracing Team and the Westernburg SAPS detectives arrested three suspects for a series of armed robberies.

Three men aged between 32 and 40, believed to have been part of a syndicate behind a spate of armed robberies in Groblersdal, were put behind bars on Friday evening.

One of the suspects was nabbed in Mankweng and two others were arrested in Botlokwa where an unlicensed firearm was also recovered from one of the suspects.

The three are expected to appear in Mankweng and Morebeng Magistrate’s court on, Monday the 28th of January. They will face charges relating to armed robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm.