TWEEFONTEIN PUTCO BUS ROBBERS SOUGHT
The Provincial Commissioner of SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has expressed her shock and disappointment on the robbers who robbed a bus driver and commuters on their way to work this morning and instructed for the immediate arrest of the suspects.
According to the information, it is alleged that this morning (Tuesday 25 January 2022) at about 02:45 at Vlaaklagte no 2 in Tweefontein, a driver of a Putco bus was driving from Tweefontein K to Tweefontein A with commuters in the bus.
While at the bus stop at Tweefontein A waiting for passengers to get into a bus, three (03) unknown armed African males got into the bus and threatened him and the commuters with firearms. They then robbed the driver his bag ,cellular phone staff card, cash and fired two (02) shots.
They proceeded and robbed commuters their valuables (cash and cellular phones) and drove the bus for a short distance, parked it and ran away with the keys.
The suspects are unknown and no one was injured during the incident. A case of Robbery with a firearm is being investigated by the Police.
Police request anyone with information about the whereabouts of the suspects to immediately contact Captain Vusimuzi Mahlangu on 072 407 7012 or call the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Alternatively, members of the public can send information via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.
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