-

CrimeSecond accused in cash in transit heist arrested

Second accused in cash in transit heist arrested
S

SECOND ACCUSED ARRESTED FOR CASH-IN-TRANSIT HEIST AFTER BEING SOUGHT

MPUMALANGA – The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation in Mpumalanga executed a warrant of arrest against the second accused, Lucky Surprise Maseko (24) yesterday, 26 May 2021 after he was linked to cash in transit heist, murder and theft of motor vehicles. He was taken to Kabokweni Magistrates’ Court where he was remanded in custody until 4 June 2021 for a formal bail application.

Also read: DA launch petition against controversial Gun Bill

It is alleged that on 16 April 2021, a group of armed men stormed the cash truck outside the service station at Kabokweni whilst the security guards were loading cash. The suspects allegedly fired several shots, fatally wounding the driver. They allegedly grabbed several bags and fled the scene in a white BMW and a grey Toyota Hilux bakkie. It was later confirmed that the bags which the suspects took contained stationery and no money was stolen.

Read more on the Hawks HERE

The incident incited the Hawks’ investigation and during the investigation, the vehicles that were used were found in the garage of a house at Mahushu in Masoyi a few days after the incident. It was discovered that the bakkie was stolen at Matsulu and BMW was hijacked at KaNyamazane. The owner of the house, Sydney Mokoena (41) was arrested and charged for possession of suspected stolen vehicles on 18 April 2021 and was later linked to the cash in transit heist.

He appeared in court on 20 April 2021 and he was remanded in custody until 4 June 2021 where he will be joined by his co-accused, Maseko.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Second accused in cash in transit heist arrested

- Advertisement -

Latest news

Graceland IFA Cup 2021

Graceland hosted the inaugural IFA Cup this past weekend. The word Ifa is inspired by the Zulu word for Heritage. In...

Secunda Reformed Church morning service 26 September 2021

Welcome to the Secunda Reformed Church morning service, 26 September 2021 "Repentance" by Anton Knoetze https://youtu.be/H6E-qqCO71I Luke 3:7-18 - King James Version 7 Then...

Kruik se Oggenddiens 26 September 2021

Welkom by Kruik se oggenddiens van 26 September 2021 Vanoggend se Tema: Seisoene van verandering. https://youtu.be/YWOyVjpe8RU Daar is verskillende seisoene in ons...

Diesel rebates and social media

Diesel rebates and social media: Recent posts to social media started a string of negative comments. Should there be cash...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you