Durban cops kill liquor shop robber

2012-07-17 07:38

Durban - A man, who was part of a gang that held up a liquor shop in Tongaat, north of Durban, was killed in a shoot-out with the police on Monday.

Five men held up the shop before fleeing in a bakkie and an Opel Corsa on Monday afternoon, said Lt-Colonel Vincent Mdunge.

Police were alerted, found the bakkie and a shootout ensued in which one of the robbers died. A second man was arrested.

The other three men in the Opel Corsa got away.

Mdunge said cash and airtime vouchers taken from the liquor shop were recovered.

  • Dawn Campbell Gibson - 2012-07-17 07:42

    More good news from our police! Way to go, kill some more of the trash that pollutes our land!

  • ricky.hammer.92 - 2012-07-17 07:50

    Well done to the coppers.

  • Gcwabe.KaMavovo - 2012-07-17 07:56

    KZN cops don't play around.

      richard.hipkin - 2012-07-17 10:00

      Ja but sooner or later the corrupt cops will shut the unit down and arrest the good cops for being a "death squad" when more of their criminal buddies get shot dead..

  • andre.vandeventer.16 - 2012-07-17 07:59

    Good. He will never rob again!

  • rob.baggaley - 2012-07-17 08:15

    Now THATS zero tolerance @ its best !

  • nishan.sitlu - 2012-07-17 08:39

    Well done chaps! 2 down, 3 to go!

  • gladstone.dyonase - 2012-07-17 09:45

    The really are shooting to kill these days.

      richard.hipkin - 2012-07-17 10:00

      Well if you pull out a gun ad shoot at police don't expect them to blow dry your hair..

  • sanda.mnyazi - 2012-07-17 09:46

    Shoot to kill!!!!

      richard.hipkin - 2012-07-17 10:01

      Or die with your gun in your holster... which one would you choose?

      Thandekile Pokolo - 2012-07-17 10:42

      bulala inja

  • Roy - 2012-07-17 10:44

    Congratulations SAPS Tongaat, well done. Set the example. The State has its own Attorneys to defend its employees.

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