On Tuesday afternoon 2015-01-27 four suspects were arrested for house robbery and linked to three other business robberies at Reddersburg.
According to the police records the suspects got into the victim’s house and tied him with cable ties at knife point while they allegedly searched the house for a safe containing money, unfortunately for them they could not get hold of the safe, and they fled the scene on foot taking with the phone of the victim.
Only when they had gone, the victim managed to inform the police and within about an hour the police had successfully arrested two suspects, while the investigation continued the other two suspects were arrested at their shack at the location at Ha-Rasebei. The police also recovered some of the reported stolen items from the shack.
The suspects are linked with other three business robberies that took place during the weekend the first one took place at a tavern where liquor was stolen, the second incident at OVK store and the third one at a super market where the suspect stole cashier tills, with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspects are aged between 21 and 30 and two of them are Lesotho citizen and two from the same town, have arrested and charged with house robbery they are expected to appear at the Reddersburg Magistrates’ court on Friday.
Source : South African Police Service