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Orlando Pirates football star caught red-handed and detained by cops

Former Orlando Pirates football player was arrested on Tuesday, 16 November 2021.

The Pirates former player was bust for house robbery alongside his friend in Lombardy East, Johannesburg.

He appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's on Thursday, 18 November 2021.

Colonel Katlego Mohale said this was the work of their tactical operational management section, with Crime Intelligence, Tracker Connect, Badboyz Security, Ekurhuleni District Zone Ops Team, GTP Saturation, Insurance Crime Bureau, Vision Tactical Security and BSG Security.

She confirmed two suspects, aged 33 and 46, were bust for a string of armed robberies.

Katlego said the team received information about a gang of armed men using an Audi during hijackings and home invasions in Gauteng suburbs.

"They proceeded to Lombardy East, where the gang was spotted. Police intercepted them when they entered residential premises and were immediately apprehended".

She said three firearms, housebreaking implements, gloves, balaclavas and a stolen TV set, as well as cellphones were found inside the car.


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