Suspects linked to terror plot to appear in court

File: Harry Johannes Knoesen and Riana Heymans have been linked with activities related to terrorism.

File: Harry Johannes Knoesen and Riana Heymans have been linked with activities related to terrorism.

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JOHANNESBURG - Self-claimed leader of the National Christian Resistance Movement, Harry Johannes Knoesen will appear in the Middleburg Magistrates Court on Monday.

A second suspect Riana Heymans, who arrested along with two other accomplices in Kliprivier are also expected to appear in court.

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Heymans is believed to have links to Knoesen who was arrested at his home last week and charged for terrorism-related activities.

He's accused of plotting to target national key points, shopping malls and informal settlements.

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Authorities uncovered a possible explosives factory, unlicensed firearms and ammunition, documents and electronic device.

The two other suspects were charged with harbouring Heymans and found in contravention of Section 12 of the POCDATARA Act.

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