The Organised Crime Unit was lauded after successfully apprehending a suspected hijacking and also recovering a stolen vehicle and firearm in Bishopshate, recently.
Communications officer of Phoenix SAPS, Cpt L Naidoo said she was proud of the police officers and commended their efforts shown in the fight against crime.
Prior to the successes, they received information regarding a stolen motor vehicle and firearm at Bishopgate, Southgate.
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The vehicle was hijacked at Empangeni in an incident which saw the complainant shot several times. The complainant is currently recovering in hospital.
Cpt Naidoo said, “Police proceeded to Bishopsgate and found the suspect. Upon searching his premises, they found ammunition and recovered the silver grey VW Polo.”