Suspect arrested following hostage situation in Durban CBD

The suspect is believed to be a former member of the South African National Defence Force.

A hostage situation was reported at a building on Anton Lembede Street in the Durban CBD on 10 May 2021. Picture: Supplied.

DURBAN - Police have arrested a male suspect in Durban following a hostage situation at a building on Anton Lembede Street.

The suspect is believed to be a former member of the South African National Defence Force.

He was allegedly armed with a firearm and an explosive device.

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