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Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Johannesburg – SAPS Commends Public Assistance in Combating Crime



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Johannesburg Flying Squad members have made significant strides in crime prevention, with the arrest of three suspects and the recovery of two hijacked vehicles between October 7 and 9. These commendable efforts also led to the apprehension of an attempted murder suspect among the detained individuals.

The suspects arrested during this operation faced various charges, including one for assault common, one for possession of drugs, and a critical arrest related to attempted murder. The successful recovery of a grey VW Polo and a white Toyota Quantum, both previously hijacked, further underscores the effectiveness of the law enforcement operation.

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Raymond Sambo, the communication officer for the Johannesburg Flying Squad, highlighted that ongoing investigations are underway in all the cases, ensuring justice is served.

Sambo also appreciated the community’s invaluable contributions to law enforcement efforts. He urged anyone with information regarding the recovered vehicles to contact the relevant detective, quoting the case number for reference.


The three suspects apprehended during this operation have since appeared in different magistrate’s courts, each facing charges specific to their alleged criminal activities.

Source: Attempted murder suspect arrested in Johannesburg

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