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OR Tambo heist suspects back in dock

Three men allegedly involved in the multi-million rand OR Tambo International Airport heist are expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for their bail application. Simon Thlokwane, France Manaka, 26, and Philokuhle Ntanzi, 30, face charges of robbery with aggravating circumstances. Netwerk24 reported that the court granted[…]

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Inside job for OR Tambo heist not ruled out – Hawks

Police have not ruled out the possibility that the heist at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday evening was an inside job, Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi told News24 on Wednesday. “We can’t rule out anything. Please give us time to investigate. We still have to meet with Airports Company[…]

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Robbers target cash-in-transit van in CT

A gang of armed robbers targeted a cash-in-transit van at a Cape Town business premises in broad daylight on Monday morning. Six unidentified men approached three security officers who were collecting cash boxes in Sunningdale around 08:20, said Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk. They hit one of[…]

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Armed gang hit CT cash depot

Armed robbers used the cover of a cash-in-transit vehicle to gain entry to the nearby cash depot, Western Cape police confirmed on Tuesday. They hijacked the vehicle in Freedom Way, Montague Gardens around 19:15, said Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut. The gang then drove the vehicle into the depot a few[…]

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Third suspect still at large after garage heist

Police have launched a manhunt for a third suspected robber involved in a cigarette van heist at the BP garage at the Cape Town International Airport. One robber was shot dead and another injured in a shoot-out with security guards on Wednesday. Witnesses told News24 the trio had pulled up[…]

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Cash heist leaves Promenade mall shaken

Mitchell’s Plain police are still on the prowl for the suspects behind Thursday’s cash in transit heist at the busy Liberty Promenade mall. The shopping centre was left rattled after four suspects stripped a bank on the premises. Promenade’s centre management said four armed men fled with an undisclosed amount[…]

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CT mall hit in jewellery store heist

Police are on the hunt for three robbers who hit a Cape Town mall on Thursday. The trio held up American Swiss at Westgate Mall in Mitchells Plain. The robbers struck at 12:40, provincial police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed. “According to reports, three unidentified suspects entered the store and[…]

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