Police captain accused of robbery gets R5 000 bail

2013-06-04 16:34

A police captain arrested in connection with a cash-in-transit heist has appeared in the Sasolburg Magistrates’ Court.

Hawks Captain Paul Ramaloko said the 39-year-old crime intelligence officer was granted R5 000 bail today.

The matter was postponed to Thursday, when he would appear with four other people, including a police sergeant.

The men are accused of robbing a cash-in-transit vehicle of at least R3 million in Vaalpark, Sasolburg in February.

The Coin Security vehicle was travelling from a depot in Naledi Industrial Park when a Toyota Land Cruiser collided with it side-on at a stop sign.

Two more cars arrived at the scene and three men got out and shot at the security vehicle. They opened the doors and took the cash.

A security guard was grazed by a bullet in the shooting.

Police later arrested a police sergeant, a driver and two other people.

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