The suspect allegedly claims to own a car dealership in Wynberg and that he didn’t know the vehicle was stolen.
A man has been arrested by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers after he was found driving a stolen vehicle.
Joburg MMC for public safety Michael Sun said on Twitter: “Suspect driver claims to own a dealership in Wynberg and does not know the car was stolen but tries to bribe the JMPD officers first with R5,000 then R25,229.50. Officers refused the bribe and suspect now behind bars.
Meanwhile, Gauteng police and the JMPD officers arrested four men and a woman for their alleged involvement with the murder of a Somalian national.
In a statement released by the JMPD on Wednesday, spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the five suspects between the ages of 21 to 26 were arrested in Tembisa.
#JMPD stopped a blue Polo on M1/Carr St & verified to be stolen. Suspect driver claims to own a dealership in Wynberg & does not knw the car was stolen BUT tries to bribe the JMPD officers first with R5000 then R25229.50.
Officers refused the bribe 👍& suspect now behind bars👍 pic.twitter.com/c53o4oXnNB
— Michael Sun (@MichaelSun168) October 31, 2018
The suspects were wanted for the murder of a Somalian national, attempted murder and for armed robbery in Ivory Park and Tembisa areas.
“The suspects, four men and a woman were arrested at various locations after members got a tipoff. They were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. The suspects were detained at Ivory park police station
Source: The Citizen