A 38-year-old wanted suspect was arrested last night in Kameeldrift, east of Tshwane by the multi-disciplinary team for murder and attempted murder.
It is reported that a murder and attempted murder of two victims took place in Atteridgeville on Sunday, 12 November 2023 where a white Toyota Starlet was used. The team through intelligence information traced the vehicle with the suspect to Kameeldrift. The susoect’s vehicle was tactically contained and the suspect was positively identified as well as arrested.
The multi-disciplinary team comprising of Tactical Operations Section (TOMS), SAPS MDOC CI CIT team, SAPS Gauteng Tactical Response Team, SAPS Gaubullet, CAP Specialised Operations, Tracker Connect, FRS-Falcon Risk Solutions and ICB-INSURANCE Crime Bureau proceeded to the suspect’s residence in Atteridgeville where upon searching, they recovered two unlicensed firearms with ammunition, an assortment of .45 and 9mm ammunition, cellphones and also confiscated the suspect’s vehicle for further investigation.
Further investigation is underway to link the suspect, who is currently out on bail for multiple crimes, to other violent crimes committed around Tshwane.