NELSPRUIT – A 43-year-old convict who was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment for business robberies and carjacking and later released on parole. He found himself on the wrong side of the law which landed behind bars this morning, Wednesday 18 January 2023.

The suspect was nabbed after he is alleged to be involved in multiple criminal activities including ATM bombings, carjacking, business robberies to mention but few. The suspect was arrested at his female friend’s residence.

Police conducted a search at his residence whereby a number of suspected stolen properties including six speakers, plasma, amplifier and two mixers were recovered. A firearm with one magazine and four live ammunitions was also recovered. Police cannot rule out possibilities that the suspect might be involved in other criminal activities committed previously.

The suspect is expected to appear at the White River Magistrate’s Court soon.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has welcomed the arrest and hopes the suspect’s parole will be revoked.

Source: South African Police Service

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