Media Statement Office of the Provincial Commissioner Mpumalanga has confirmed the arrest:
NELSPRUIT – Two Fidelity employees aged 30 and 40 will appear before the Bethal Magistrate’ s Court on Monday 13 June 2022 facing a charge of business robbery.
According to our information an employee at Majuba King Petroleum was on duty yesterday, Saturday 11 June 2022, at around 18:58 when two males entered his office and one pointed him with a pistol and forced him to open the safe. They then took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene.
SAPS members from Bethal were summoned to the scene and through preliminary investigation they managed to identify the suspects. It was further discovered that the suspects committed the offence using their official firearms.
The two suspects employed by Fidelity Security were immediately arrested hence their appearance in court.
The Provincial Commissioner of SAPS in Mpumalanga Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela, has vowed that no one will be given a special treatment when coming to the commission of crime. He further appreciated the commitment and dedication by members and encouraged them to help the citizens of Mpumalanga by creating a crime free province.