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2022/10/11      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 10 October 2022 – On 7 October 2022 at 22:00, employees and customers at a business premises at Moholoholo in Esikhaleni were held at gunpoint by three armed men.

At gunpoint, suspects demanded cash from the cashiers, cellular phones and vehicle keys from the customers. Police were immediately alerted and activated all the resources. They reacted immediately to the business robbery and the team secured all exit points and entered the shop.

Two suspects aged 31 and 34 were arrested on the scene and one was found in unlawful possession of a firearm and six rounds of ammunition. A getaway vehicle, three cellular phones belonging to the suspects and two wallets belonging to the suspects were seized by police. Other items recovered are five cellular phones and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Two suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and vehicle keys belonging to customers. They are still being sought by police. The suspects are appearing before the Esikhaleni Magistrates’ Court today.