12 armed men have been caught after they were intercepted going to a jewellery store in Pretoria. Reports say that a joint team carried out a swift operation when they learnt that the criminal group was planning to hit a jewellery shop in one of the malls in Pretoria.
From the information gathered, it was determined that the criminal group had a safe house. However, the joint team intercepted the criminal group while they were exiting the area and a shootout ensued.
During the shootout, one of the suspects got fatally wounded. According to the report, a total of 12 suspects were arrested for murder, attempted murder, illegal possession of jamming devices, conspiracy to commit a crime, and illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Four vehicles which were believed to have been used in the commission of the crime were seized for further investigation. All four vehicles had fake license plates.
When the report was shared on social media, online users reacted to the incident.
Online users commended the efforts of the joint team. Crime does not reward anyone but criminals rarely listen to advice, so they should get the punishment they deserve.
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