Three suspects were arrested yesterday, 8 August, in connection to a business robbery that occurred on 30 July 2023 at Jabulani Mall.
The arrest was as a result of intelligence driven information, which led the police to one suspect in Mofolo, Soweto. Upon interviewing the suspect, it was discovered that he is out on bail on a different case of business robbery as per Diepkloof case.
Preliminery investigations led the police to two more suspects at Nancefield hostels. All three suspects were arrested and are expected to appear before court on 10 August. The investigation and tracing of other suspects involved continue.
The Provincial Commissioner of the police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has applauded the team comprising of Provicial Serious and Violence Crimes. Provincial Crime Intelligence, National Intervention Unit, Tactical Response Team and Provincial Tracking Team for a breakthrough in this case and arresting the suspects.
The police will continue to track the other suspects involved together with the firearms used during the robbery.