Alleged cash-in-transit plot foiled, suspect arrested in North West The Rustenburg Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigation team assisted by the Special Task Force, Crime Intelligence, Johannesburg Metro Police and Gauteng Flying Squad followed up on information of a possible cash-in-transit robbery that was still at a planning stage.
The team descended
at a house in Teme section, Marikana on the afternoon of Monday, 10 May 2021.
Three vehicles, two Audis and a Jeep that were confirmed as hijacked earlier this year in Douglasdale and Wierdabrug policing precincts respectively were recovered.
The owner of the house and his wife were immediately arrested for possession of stolen property and conspiracy to commit crime.
Investigation revealed that the recovered vehicles were allegedly brought to the house which was assigned to be used as a safe house once the robbery has taken place.
Further details of other implicated suspects are being followed up and they should be arrested soon.
The arrested suspects aged 41 and 29 are expected to appear in the Tlhabane Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.