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Cop, three suspects linked to Glebelands murders arrested

A police officer has been arrested with three other suspects in connection with some of the murders at Durban's Glebelands Hostel. 

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Police spokesperson, Jay Naicker says the arrests were effected during pre-dawns raids in southern KZN and at the hostel yesterday.

"During the raid in Harding, a 29-year-old suspect was arrested. At Block 51 in Glebelands, a 45-year-old suspect was arrested and a 34-year-old suspect was arrested at Block 43. During a search of the room - we recovered a police cap, two police reflector jackets, a state-issued laptop as well as a number of internal police correspondence. 

"This morning at 6am, the team then proceeded to the Durban central police station where they arrested a 37-year-old officer linked to a number of shootings," he says.  

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More than 90 people have been killed at the Umlazi hostel in the last three years.

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But arrests and convictions have been few - mainly due to witnesses not coming forward out of fear. 

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