Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Police station robbed of weapons, officers forced into back of cop van

A gang of heavily armed gunmen robbed the Malamulele police station in Limpopo of R5 rifles, 9mm pistols, shotguns and ammunition.

Allegedly a group of armed suspects stormed police spokesman Col. Col. Athlenda Mathe said some members were forced into the back seat of a police car while one was ordered to unlock the safe, where the suspects took the guns and an unknown number of ammunition.

“After the attack At the police station, the group went to a local grocery store and gas station nearby, where they robbed the stores for an unknown amount of cash, ”she said.

Provincial Police Commissioner Lt-Gen Thembi Hadebe and her management team visited the crime scene and implemented a 72-hour activation plan.

“All role players, including a multidisciplinary team consisting of crime scene experts and specialist units Outside the SAPS, comb through the scene and chase the heavily armed men, “said Mathe.

She said the services on the station that were temporarily affected by the armed robbery are now fully functional and for them Open to the public.