Gang terrorising worshippers

2013-09-02 09:24
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Johannesburg - A gang is terrorising worshippers who attend outside church services in fields in Soweto, police said on Monday.

"So far we have had three cases reported about attacks on the worshippers," Warrant Officer Kay Makhubele said.

The gang, armed with knives and firearms, takes money and cellphones while people are praying.

The attacks happened in the past two weeks, and the latest was on Sunday.

No-one has been hurt during the robberies.

Police are appealing to members of the community who might have knowledge of the gang to provide them with information.

Cases have been reported in Orlando, Meadowlands and Dobsonville.

"At the moment we have not made any arrests but we are following leads that might result in arrests," he said.



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