It is alleged yesterday, 10 July 2018, at 08:50, four unknown suspects entered the business premises and held the victim at Bartle road, Umbilo. At gunpoint they robbed the victim of cash, cigarettes and cellphone before fleeing the scene in their getaway Nissan Almera.
The Umbilo SAPS responded to the complaint and the owner of the vehicle was traced in Chesterville area. Whilst the police were busy with their investigation, two suspects entered the house and were identified as the same suspects involved in the robbery. Upon further investigation two more suspects were arrested. All four suspects were apprehended and they were found in possession of two unlicensed firearms, ammunition as well as the cellphone that was taken from the victim.
The suspects aged between 23 and 47 will appear in the Durban Magistrates’ Court soon on charges of robbery, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.
Source: South African Police Service