Bomb Hoax Suspect Known: Durban – KZN
The suspect who contacted the Reaction Unit South Africa Operations Center this morning (Wednesday) and reported a bomb in a building on Todd Street – Verulam is believed to be disgruntled businessman from Phoenix – KZN.
The 1:24 minute recording at 08:34 this morning had been captured by the RUSA Phone Management system and will be used in the case against the indian male caller. Information received & the voice analysis is pointing investigators in the direction of a security company owner based in the Phoenix – KZN area.
In recent weeks the same man has been slandering a few security companies and the police on social media. He has also created several fake Facebook profiles and attacked companies on social media. He has also defended several suspects arrested by SAPS & RUSA which included the recent arrest of a rape suspect who is in custody for the sexual assault of a 10 year old girl.
It is believed that the hoax call this morning was intended to discredit law enforcement, the SAPS Bomb Disposal Unit & RUSA Officers. Twelve (12) Response vehicles, six (6) Police vehicles & approx twenty (20) Officers spent over 3 hours on the scene.
The information received, voice recordings & further details of this case has been shared with investigators and arrests are imminent.