KwaZulu-Natal’s acting provincial commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa commended the swift arrest.
In the first incident, the endeavours shown by the SAPS to tackle the lucrative illegal abalone trade in Western Cape and the smuggling syndicate have definitely paid off following two successful police operations, recently.
A case of rape was opened at Ndwedwe SAPS for further investigation. The docket was transferred to the KwaDukuza Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences for intensive investigations as it involved a minor child.
The suspects managed to evade arrest.
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the the area after receiving a call from a resident requesting medical assistance for the injured man.
According to KwaZulu-Natal police spokesman, Col Thembeka Mbhele, officers are conducting regular operations and visibility, raiding illegal firearms, wanted suspects and stolen goods in the area.
Currently, Phoenix SAPS are investigating four cases where women are implicated.
Officers proceeded to the location provided and kept observation over the suspect before approaching him.
They forced him into the house where they robbed him of his LG flat screen TV and jewellery all to the amount of R50, 000.
According to Reaction Unit South Africa head, Prem Balram, his members were dispatched to the residence after receiving a call from a frantic woman reporting the shooting.
A report issued by local security company, Reaction Unit South Africa, indicated that at about 8pm, the victim’s work colleagues loaded him into a bakkie and transported him to the RUSA base in Verulam for urgent medical attention.