According to the official report police Department, in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested three members of the large crime community for attacking officers on Saturday. The group includes around 200 members.
“Police officers were assaulted and a rifle was stolen. Police vehicles were stoned and damaged. Public Order Police, National Intervention Unit, K9, and Airwing, as well as Chatsworth police, were at the scene and paramedics were also deprived to assist the injured police officers by an unruly crowd.” said spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele.
“Injured police officers were taken to hospital for medical attention. Police arrested two suspects aged 37 and 41 and they will be charged. Swift police action led to the recovery of the firearm and the arrest of a 26-year-old suspect who was found in possession of a police rifle. He was caught whilst trying to conceal it. He will be charged for illegal possession of a firearm. The arrested suspects will appear in the Chatsworth Magistrates’ Court soon.”