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handcuffsNews24 reports that seven suspects have been arrested after a security guard was shot and killed during a robbery at a service station in Katlehong, Johannesburg.  

On Monday, a group of armed attackers attacked a group of security guards during the robbery, which resulted in the shooting of one guard who later died in hospital.  A multi-disciplinary team arrested suspects on Friday.  Following the arrests, the team went to a second house where they arrested a 34-year-old woman after she was found to be illegally in possession of an assault rifle.  "The team also seized four firearms and ammunition, a sedan and a bakkie which are suspected to have been used during the robbery at the filling station in Katlehong," police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said.  The suspects are likely to face charges of murder, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition and possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle.  National police commissioner General Khehla John Sitole praised the multi-disciplinary team for the speedy arrests.

  • Read the original of this report by Christina Pitt in full at News24

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