3 expected in court after shootout with police in Nyanga

The trio, two men & a woman, were arrested yesterday in possession of guns and ammunition.

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CAPE TOWN - Three people are expected to appear in court after they were involved in a shootout with police in Nyanga.

The trio, two men and a woman, were arrested yesterday in possession of guns and ammunition.

It's alleged they shot at Hawks and Flying Squad members who were conducting a raid in the township.

The Hawks' Lloyd Ramovha says, "The Hawks and Flying Squad members arrested three suspects. The arrest occurred at their residence in Nyanga following a brief shootout where no one was injured. They're expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate Court this Thursday."