5 men to appear in court


JOHANNESBURG - Five men arrested in Pretoria following a shootout with police are expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

On Friday night, police attempted to stop two vehicles near the Nedbank plaza in Sunnyside when the occupants started opened fire on police.

Officers retaliated wounding two of the suspects, while three others were taken into police custody.

The police's Pinky Tsenyane said the five may have been fleeing from a house robbery because they were carrying crowbars and screwdrivers.