Police arrest ex-SANDF officer for robbery

2017-04-20 16:16

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Police have made a breakthrough in the armed robbery at an army base in Khayelitsha. 

According to a statement from provincial police, unrelenting efforts by provincial organised crime investigators assisted by various units resulted in the apprehension of a 40-year-old  former SANDF member on Thursday (20 April). 

Police spokesperson, Captain FC van Wyk, says a  number of rifles and ammunition were taken during an armed robbery at the  South African Infantry (SAI) base in Khayelitsha on Friday 14 April. 

“In an intelligence-led operation, police pounced on the suspect in Harare, Khayelitsha early this morning. Our detectives are currently questioning the man.” 

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