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A SUSPECT APPEARS IN COURT FOR CASH-IN-TRANSIT ROBBERY AND MURDER: EASTERN CAPE
2022/05/20      |  Written By:  Captain Y Mgolodela   |   Province:  Eastern Cape

EASTERN  CAPE – On 18 May 2022, Zamani Kenneth Malikwane (57) was brought before Motherwell court in Gqeberha for allegations of involvement in a Cash-In-Transit robbery and murder.

A Cash-in-transit robbery occurred at Zonkey Spar in Motherwell on 10 January 2022. The Flying Squad sped to the scene immediately they got the information.  On arrival they found the G4s security guard was fatally wounded. The suspects were spotted attempting to get into a run away car. On seeing the police they allegedly started shooting at the police .The police retaliated and the two suspects split up and fled into the bushy area and managed to get away.

One suspect Zamani Malukwane was tactically arrested the same day  and charged for illegal possession of firearm, attack on police and attempted murder. He has been remanded in custody ever since his arrest. After extensive probing on the 18 May 2022 he was brought by National Priority Violent Crimes Investigation  team of the Hawks in Gqeberha Motherwell court  for the charge of CIT and murder.  The  matter was remanded to the 25 May 2022 for further investigation.