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News24.com | Two arrested for robbery, rape after automobile scurry, shootout in KwaZulu-Natal

Bullets pierce a police van.

Bullets pierce a police van.

  • Two males had been arrested for robbery after police officers spotted a girl shouting for assist from her window.

  • The males sped off, with police officers giving scurry, sooner than crashing correct into a lamp put up.

  • Following a shootout, police arrested two who had been trapped within the auto. 

Two robbery and rape suspects had been apprehended fleeing the scene within the Inanda discipline, after their automobile crashed correct by approach to a scurry.

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It is alleged that, at 05: 00 on Saturday, gunmen broke correct into a home in G Portion, and demanded that the occupants lie down, KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele talked about.

“They ransacked the home, took a television, drugs, laptop and cellphones. One the suspects raped a 29-three hundred and sixty five days-faded female,” talked about Mbele.

As the males had been leaving the home, police officers on patrol spotted two of the suspects leaving the home and coming into a automobile, with three other occupants. A girl correct by approach to the home shouted from a window for assist and the officers gave scurry, talked about Mbele.

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At some stage within the scurry, the males lost control of the auto and crashed correct into a lamp put up.

“Three males alighted and fired just a few shots at the police. Police found two occupants that had been trapped correct by approach to the auto and family objects that they’ll furthermore no longer story for,” talked about Mbele.

The two males had been straight away arrested for possession of suspected stolen property.

“A case of home robbery changed into once opened at Inanda police web site. The arrested suspects are dealing with costs of possession of suspected stolen property, attempted damage and home robbery. They are going to have a study the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court docket rapidly,” Mbele talked about.

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