Paramedics assessed the man and found that there was nothing more they could do for him due to the severity of his injuries.
The police officers arrived at the outbuilding following information regarding illegal monitoring of police and emergency services operations. The police officers took at least one week monitoring and observing the illegal criminal activities.
He handcuffed the suspect and then took him to Sydenham SAPS. While at the police station, another resident arrived from Raftery Crescent and stated that his gate motor was also stolen.
The suspects are aged between 18 and 32. They were positively linked to a house robbery case reported in KwaMakhutha, an attempted murder of police officials, a carjacking and murder. One of the suspects was linked to the murder of a police official in Cato Manor.
The police officers were acting on verified intelligence when the arrests were made. The suspects were found in possession of two unlicensed firearms and ammunition.
Maj Gen Langa also commended the role played by the community for raising the alarm and reporting these corrupt police officers.
The exact cause of the incident is not yet known to paramedics.
In the first incident, charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery are being investigated after a group of heavily armed men shot and killed six people at the Vulindlela Shopping Complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni, last Friday.
The successful arrests were effected during an intelligence-driven operation. According to provincial police spokesman, Cpt Nqobile Gwala, the officers received information regarding the suspects who were defrauding residents in Marine Parade, Durban’s South Beach.
Sherwood resident, Mohamed Yusuf Janoo Joosub died on scene following the attack by the knife-wielding men, who fled the scene with his cellphone.
Paramedics attended the scene of the crime and transported the injured car guard to a local hospital in a stable condition.