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SIX SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY FOR CASH IN TRANSIT HEIST: KWAZULU-NATAL
2021/09/30      |  Written By:  Captain S Mhlongo   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

KWAZULU-NATAL Six suspects aged between 36 and 48 are expected to appear in the Ubombo Magistrates' Court today for cash-in-transit heist which happened at Mkhuze on Monday, 27 September 2021 .   

It is alleged that a cash van was travelling on the N2 near Mkhuze when it was ambushed by unknown suspects. They knocked it off the road and a group of suspects allegedly approached it and fired shots at the security guards injuring one of them. They robbed them of their service pistols and used explosives to blow the back of the van.

The suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. A case of cash-in-transit heist was reported at Mkhuze police station and the case docket was allocated to Hawks members from Serious Organised Crime Investigation. In the early hours of Tuesday morning the six suspects were arrested at Esikhaleni area.