Police arrest 18-year-old for gang-related crime


On Wednesday, 08 February 2017 about 19:45 the police in Bloemspruit received intelligence driven information regarding a crowd of about 50 people terrorising the residents of Peter Swarts and Freedom square.

On the arrival the police found a crowd of gathered people, they immediately ran away when they saw the police vehicle. The police chased them and managed to arrest one suspect who later confessed that, he is a member of the “Born To Kill” or BTK gang and that they were fighting with Roman gang members.

The 18-year-old will soon appear at the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court for gang-related crimes.

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