One held for businessman’s robbery

2010-04-01 11:38

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the robbery

and assault of a Chinese businessman in Mthatha today, Eastern Cape police


Superintendent Mzukisi Fatyela said the man was arrested at a

hospital where he had gone to seek medical attention after he was injured in a

fight with the businessman at his shop.

Five men robbed and assaulted the man at his shop in Ngaleni near

Mthatha at 5am.

They assaulted him and made off with R10 000 and prepaid airtime


The man suffered a deep cut to the head and chest. He was taken to

hospital for treatment.

Fatyela said it appeared the robbers hit him with a blunt


He said more arrests would be made.

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