Over 1,000 arrested in Gauteng for various crimes

Police say they are accused of various crimes, including murder, attempted murder, business robberies, cash-in-transit heists and hijackings.

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JOHANNESBURG - Over 1,000 suspects have been arrested in this province for various crimes since the start of the festive season.

Police say they are accused of various crimes, including murder, attempted murder, business robberies, cash-in-transit heists and hijackings.

At the weekend, a gang of six members was found in possession of AK47 rifles, pistols and suspected stolen vehicles.

Authorities believe the suspects might be linked to several other crimes.