Three men held for murder, robbery

Three men were arrested for murder, house robbery and possession of unlicensed firearms in Kagiso yesterday, Gauteng police said.

Three men were arrested for murder, house robbery and possession of unlicensed firearms in Kagiso yesterday, Gauteng police said.

The men are suspected of killing the owner of a home they allegedly robbed, said Inspector Solomon Sibiya.

Police patrolling Kagiso around 3.20am spotted a vehicle which raised their suspicions. They stopped the vehicle, searched the three occupants and found two unlicensed firearms.

The police also found a plasma screen television, a laptop, speaker and a bag containing smaller items.

When asked where they got the property from, one of the men allegedly confessed that they had robbed a house in Honeydew earlier that night.

The men will appear in court soon. - Sapa

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