in the province where they robbed wealthy businessmen on their
way to and from work, said the head of the Durban Organised Crime
Unit (Serious and Violent Crimes), Colonel Eddie van Rensburg.
and some of them had gone to Ladysmith.
Golf GTI and a BMW, both with police markings.
two-way radios, is believed to be from Soweto. He is also believed to do the
police markings on stolen vehicles for a substantial fee. Police are investigating
how he got the gear and branding.
Van Rensburg said the suspects had followed him from his shop in Pinetown.
pulling him over. They were travelling in a Golf GTI that had police markings on
it. They appeared to know the exact movements of the businessman.”
to search his vehicle for suspected stolen goods. The man was then told to drive to his
home. At the house the suspects produced guns and robbed the man of an undisclosed
amount of cash, a laptop and other valuables.
home. The men said they were investigating a 2010 robbery at the house and even carried
a police docket.
the suspects had fled in a Golf GTI, with police markings.
soon realised that the suspects were listening in on police radios and stopped using them.
A gunfight ensued and the suspects ran into the QwaQwa area.
in KZN. “We followed several leads, and two suspects were arrested at an abandoned house in Mayville.”
Court on Tuesday. One of the suspects, who tried to escape from police, was in hospital with a
hiring out police equipment and gear to criminals. “Once the job is done, the criminals return the
stuff to him,” Van Rensburg said.
false 'Appointment Certificates!'
One of the main reasons why this is allowed to happen appears to be
because of all the reservists in KZN with criminal records?
Why do the Hawks not use their 3rd Degree to extract intel from the suspects?
Or on the other hand, maybe, just maybe they friends.