19.1.2021 07:28 pm
His case was postponed to 26 January for a formal bail application.
A 36-year-old man appeared at the Kempton Park Regional Court on Monday, 18 January, after being arrested for illegal dealing in rhino horns.
Chamane was nabbed from his hiding place in Orange Farm in Gauteng following a lengthy investigation by the provincial task team.
Police say one of the suspects was found dead next to the R26 road with gunshot wounds on his back and that it is not yet known who shot and killed him.
Police say a victim and his wife were robbed of three cellular phones and cash by three suspects who are yet to be arrested,
Two of the managers were arrested and charged with being in contravention of the Disaster Management Act. Liquor to the value of R600 000 was confiscated.
According to reports, an unconfirmed number of unknown suspects fired shots from the outside, while the deceased minor and three adults were asleep in a shack in Phiri, Soweto.
The first five suspects had gang affiliations and were aged between 18 and 33.
The shooting took place on the R101 near Monument Park on Thursday evening.
‘The suspect is believed to be a loan shark who took Sassa cards from their owners,’ said the Hawks.
It is alleged that on 12 January, at about 19:00, a man and woman with a two-year-old child were dropped off at the gate of the lodge by a grey unknown motor vehicle.
The suspects are expected to appear at the Ogies Magistrates Court on Friday.
Questions have arisen as to how much liquor has been confiscated since a mass disposal took place in October last year and security experts, it is not outside the realm of possibility of confiscated booze being sold on the black market by cops themselves.
The robbers threw a concrete slab through a window to smash it and made off with the bicycles.
The incident took place at a shopping mall in Centurion policed, by the Lyttelton SAPS, where an unconfirmed amount of alcohol was off-loaded from a police van.