Nov 28, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Hawks arrest man suspected of selling explosives to cash-in-transit and ATM bombers

A 34-year-old suspected explosives dealer was arrested.

The man was arrested at home in the North Cape early on Thursday morning, Hawks spokesman Matimba Maluleke said.

Maluleke said , Investigators first received information in September 2020 that the suspect was selling assembled explosives in Limpopo.

“The information was followed up and the suspect has been on police radar since then until he was arrested at his home in the North Cape became. The arrest was made by the Hawks in collaboration with the Limpopo Crime Service.

“The explosives were allegedly sold to money transport robbers and ATM bombers,” he said.

Maluleke said the suspect may have been Sold explosives to people who blew up ATMs and robbed cash delivery vehicles in parts of Limpopo, particularly Tzaneen and Burgersfort.

He is expected to appear in the Ritavi Judicial Tribunal on Friday.