Police cut down SA’s most wanted list : Monday 27 February 2012

Police cut down SA’s most wanted list

Monday 27 February 2012 15:20

SABC

Most wanted criminals, not so wanted anymore.

Most wanted criminals, not so wanted anymore.(SABC)

Gauteng's newly established police tracking team has arrested 92 of the country's most wanted criminals.

Those arrested were wanted for crimes including murder, hijacking and business robberies.

According to reports, some suspects were also wanted for crimes ranging from armed robbery, escape from lawful custody, rape, hijacking, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition as well as murder.

The team says that 19 of these criminals are house robbers and 15 of them are business robbers.

ome of these suspects are reported to have appeared in the different courts

The police tracking team has also recovered 42 dagga parcels while 26 suspects were arrested for possession of suspected stolen motor vehicles.

Some of these suspects are reported to have appeared in the different courts throughout Gauteng, some are still to appear.

In another incident, a case of murder against Raymond Mahlangu and Vusi Letswalo has been postponed by the Belfast Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga.

The two suspects were arrested last week in connection with the murder of a 78 year-old woman in Dullstroom.

The victim was originally from Norway. It is suspected that an electric iron was used to assault her. The suspects remain in custody and will appear for a bail application on Friday .

 

 

 

 

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