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FOUR men and a cop have been arrested in connection with murders at the Glebelands hostel.

The infamous hostel has observed over 95 murders since 2014.

Investigators encountered countless difficulties in trying to untangle the web surrounding the Glebelands murders.

On Wednesday, cops conducted a search of the infamous Glebelands hostel and arrested a 34-year-suspect.

He was found in possession of a police cap, two police reflectors jackets, a state issued laptop as well as a number of internal police correspondences were seized.

However, on Thursday morning a cops proceeded to the Durban Central Police Station where they arrested a 37-year-old police officer who is also linked to the shootings in Glebelands.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of KwaZulu-Natal, Major General Bheki Langa welcomed the arrest of four men.

"Our detectives have been working very hard to bring down those behind the killings and to ensure our investigations meet up to the high standard that is expected by our courts.

We also once again wish to thank members of the community who did eventually come forward and work with our investigators to unmask the perpetrators behind the violence," Langa said.

 The hostel has been marred by incidents of violent crimes which included murders and attempted murders. 

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