4 arrested for bank robbery

2014-12-20 13:20

A bank robbery in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape has been revealed to be an apparent inside job.

This after two bank clerks, along with two other accomplices, were arrested for the crime.

“The police received a call of a bank robbery yesterday and when they got there the robbers were gone,” Lieutenant-Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said today.

“Police viewed the cameras. They ended up arresting two clerks who worked at the bank and who were inside the bank [at the time].”

“Another two people were arrested in Mgobozana at around 6pm and R1.2 million was recovered. We discovered that they are working together.”

Police also recovered a firearm that was believed to be used in the robbery.

He said police believed that there was more money outstanding and that more arrests would be made.

The four are expected to appear in court soon.

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