Five armed men ran away with an unknown sum of cash after robbing a satellite post office outside Durban on Thursday.
SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) spokeswoman Sandy Godlwana said the Post office in KwaNdengezi, west of town, was the latest target for armed robbers.
Godlwana said five armed men aimed guns at a cashier “after she was dropped at the back entrance and told to enter the gate and the Door open “.
” An undisclosed amount of money was confiscated, [plus] 49 Sassa cards and two laptops. “
She said debriefing had been arranged for traumatized staff
She said this will affect R350 welfare payments “as we deal with normal welfare payments”.
Last week two post offices opened in Howick and Glencoe Sassa cards and laptops stripped and 120,000 R. Godlwana sag Te, these incidents occurred on the eve of Social Security payments for the elderly.
She said the agency was concerned “about the increasing number of break-ins in post offices with the sole intention of stealing Sassa cards” . ”.