Female robbery gang terrorising Durban

2012-08-08 09:10

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Durban - A Durban woman has told how she was robbed by a female gang dressed in Muslim attire and with a small child.

The Daily News reported that the gang held up victims while pushing a child through locked security gates to have a look through the house of the victims.

Nazera Kathrada from Verulam told how she was “touched” at first when she saw the three women in full Muslim outfits, begging with a child who looked about 6-years-old.

She gave them money but as she handed it over, her hand was grabbed and she was pulled against the security gate.

The child was then pushed through the gate into the house where she returned with the key to the gate.

“It was almost like she knew exactly what she was doing, and that was really worrying for me,” said Kathrada.  

Kathrada was assaulted by one of the women who hit her in the face before she was locked in the bathroom with her 4-year-old son, while her other son activated the alarm and called his father.
The gang ran off with a decoder, computer and cash.

Police were investigating.

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