OFFICE OF THE GAUTENG PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER
THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED DURING THE SHOOTOUT WITH THE POLICE IN GERMISTON
Date :19 April 2019
Police arrested three suspects today 19 April 2019 at about 13.00 and recovered two unlicensed firearms.
It alleged that the Johannesburg Flying Squad responded to a vehicle lookout, Ford Fiesta, after they failed to rob one shop in East Gate Mall.
The members saw the suspected vehicle in Van Buuren Road Bedfordview, then gave chase and ordered suspects to stop. Suspects then started to shoot at the Police, police returned fire. Suspects drove into Eastgate Shopping Centre parking area where they were cornered by the police and arrested.
The arrested suspects will appear in Germiston Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday 22 April 2019.
Enquiries :Captain Kay Makhubele
082 778 0402