Police mentioned the community was uncovered after an intelligence-driven group adopted leads within the wake of the kidnapping of an Indian man earlier this month
Authorities in Gauteng on Thursday swooped in on what’s believed to be a kidnapping syndicate at a home in Kliprivier.
Police mentioned the community was uncovered after an intelligence-driven group adopted group adopted leads within the wake of the kidnapping of an Indian man earlier this month.
Investigations involving the Hawks led officers to a home the place 5 males had been arrested.
International army uniforms, a number of firearms together with rifles and pistols (a few of which had been buried within the backyard on the identical the property) had been recovered by the investigation group.
A few of the weapons included two AK-47 rifles, one Uzzi sub-machine gun, and two pump-action shotguns.
A kidnapping cost has been confronted by the three of the suspects, whereas the opposite two had been nabbed for being in possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.
It’s understood that the proprietor of the home was on the run.
Common Khehla Sitole, the Nationwide Police Commissioner mentioned in a press release:
“That is nice work, however the job is just not accomplished but.
We should proceed with our efforts to hint and arrest the proprietor of the home and anyone else linked to this group, however extra importantly we should discover and reunite the kidnapped sufferer safely together with his household.”