One of Gauteng’s most wanted CIT robbers is expected in the Temba Magistrate’s Court on Monday for business theft and possession of suspected stolen vehicle.
THE MAN IS LINKED TO SEVERAL CIT ROBBERIES IN AND AROUND PRETORIA
Police acknowledged the alleged CIT robber is one of the cease 5 most wanted suspects in Gauteng.
“Gauteng’s most wanted suspect to seem in the Temba Magistrate’s Court the following day, 27 September 2021, for business theft and possession of suspected stolen vehicle.
“This adopted after an alert Detective/Constable of SAPS Temba unexpectedly responded to a business theft that had neutral taken position in Stinkwater and subsequently arrested one of the perpetrators.”
Police acknowledged the officer became on his lunch shatter when he bought information on a business theft in development where four suspects with a firearm had robbed a hardware retailer.
“The suspects’ vehicle became described as a metallic blue Toyota Yaris. As he became rushing to the crime scene in an unmarked police vehicle, he found the suspects’ vehicle, and a scuttle ensued. Three of the suspects jumped out of the moving vehicle and fled on foot, and he cornered the motive force with the help of the neighborhood.”
Furthermore, it acknowledged preliminary investigations on the scene revealed that the arrested suspect has a warrant of arrest issued for 3 money-in-transit robberies in Akasia (2010), Soshanguve and Eersterust (2017) and that he became on the cease 5 list of Gauteng’s most wanted suspects.
“The suspect’s vehicle became seized, and it became later stumbled on that it had been stolen in Garankuwa final month.”
The Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng, Lieutenant Overall Elias Mawela has counseled the member’s bravery for going after business robbers on his have.
He also praised the neighborhood individuals that assisted the member during the arrest, saying that with their toughen, the police managed to consume away a deadly suspect from the streets of Temba, making it a safer position for its residents.