Gauteng police arrest a gang of bogus cops


31 May 2022

Gauteng police arrested a gang in Lanseria on Sunday that is suspected of being responsible for car hijackings and armed robberies around the province..

The men aged between 26 and 36 were allegedly found with unlicensed firearms, ammunition and police uniforms. They are linked with various cases where victims are robbed and hijacked by people wearing police uniforms.

Masondo said a team from the SAPS Tactical Response Team, Gauteng Crime Intelligence, West Rand Flying Squad, Tracker Connect, Vision Tactical, Guardmax Security, and BCI Security came together to intercept the suspects.

Masondo said the suspects were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, possession of suspected stolen property, impersonating police officers, and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Source IOL