Jan 25, 2022

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WATCH | Security guard who allegedly stole R4m in 2019 finally caught, appears in court

A former security officer on the run after the alleged theft of R4m in 2019 was arrested last week after Gauteng’s Serious and Violent Crime Task Force received a tip that she was in Zola, Soweto, kept hidden.

Bathobile Mlangeni, 29, wearing a light-colored blouse, made her first appearance Friday morning before the Alexandra Magistrates’ Court, where she filed for legal aid .

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Mlangeni, who worked as a security guard at one of the largest cash in transit companies in South Africa allegedly cut open two large purses and put the money in a series of bin liners before placing them in a shopping trolley and exiting the Mall of Africa where she was on duty. >

Two weeks after Mlangeni allegedly carried out the brazen theft in July 2019, she took refuge in a three-room RDP home in the community of Buhle Park, near Germiston. under the pretense of being on the run from “an abusive friend”.

Police finally traced her to her hideout in Soweto last week.< /p>