robbery of a cellphone shop in Sandton. 1 year ago - 26 March 2018 12:01:00
The Metro police and the Flying Squad arrested two suspects on 26 March. The suspects, a man and a woman, were arrested following the robbery of a cellphone shop in Sandton. According to the Metro police’s Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the suspects were found in possession of six hard drives, 26 tablets, 250 cellphones and a vehicle which belonged to the company.
Location: Rivonia, Sandton, Gauteng
Police nab three suspects in Wendywood 1 year ago - 05 April 2018 14:00:00
Police nab three suspects in Wendywood SANDTON – The Sandton police recently arrested three suspects when an unlicensed firearm in a hijacking hotspot. https://sandtonchronicle.co.za/200431/pieter14arrests/ The Sandton Police Crime Combatting Unit recently arrested three suspects in Wendywood when they were found behaving suspiciously at a hijacking hotspot. According to Brigadier Egen Moodley, station commander of Sandton Police Station, the suspects were stopped and searched by the police. “One of the suspects was found with an unlicensed firearm,” he said. “All three suspects were arrested and are being profiled for linkages to hijackings and robberies in the Sandton and surrounding areas.”
Location: Wendywood, Sandton, Gauteng
Security officer killed in Marlboro shooting, police launch manhunt [VIDEOS] 1 year ago - 19 April 2018 13:01:00
https://sandtonchronicle.co.za/200999/security-officer-killed-in-marlboro/ Update, 19 April, 5pm: Police have launched a manhunt after a security officer was shot and killed just after midnight on 16 April in Marlboro Gardens. ZSS Reaction Officer, Thembulani Mpini, was shot while responding to a panic alarm at a garage. Captain Mavela Masondo, the South African Police Service spokesperson, alleged that a group of armed robbers threatened employees at a petrol station and instructed all staff members to remain inside the store. He said they proceeded to bomb the safe and got away with an undisclosed amount of money. As they fled, they hijacked two vehicles and opened fire on Mpini. At about 1am, Netcare 911 arrived on the scene to attend to the officer who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Sadly, he was declared dead.
Location: Kramerville, Sandton, Gauteng