Alleged cash-in-transit robber arrested

EASTERN CAPE – A 34-year-old suspect was arrested by the Gqeberha Serious Organised Priority Violent Crime Investigation team of the Hawks on 18 August 2021 for murder and cash-in-transit robbery.

It is alleged that on 23 December 2019, a G4S security guard was returning to the cash-in-transit (CIT) vehicle after collecting money from the service station at Ziyabuya Complex in Kwadwesi, Gqeberha when he was accosted by three armed males. The guard was fatally wounded during the encounter. The suspects managed to flee with more than R133 000 cash.

The suspect is expected to appear in Gqeberha New Law Court soon and further arrests are imminent.

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