Yesterday at 16:00, Berea SAPS were informed of a house robbery in progress on Essenwood Road. They proceeded to the property and found four suspects storming out of the premises. The suspects opened fire at police and police returned fire injuring one suspect on the shoulder. All four suspects aged 33 and 34 were then arrested for attempted murder, attempted house robbery and possession of suspected stolen property. A vehicle that the suspects were traveling in was seized by police. All four suspects will appear at the Durban Magistrates Court on Monday, 15 December 2014.
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni praised Berea police for working diligently during this festive season and expressed her appreciation for the arrest of the suspects. “I am pleased with the successful arrest of the four thugs. We will work with NPA and Justice Department to ensure that they remain behind bars during the Festive Season so that they will not be a menace to society anymore,” she said.
Media Statement from KwaZulu Natal Media Centre
Source : South African Police Service