North West: Police in Sun City together with the Provincial Intervention Team, Public Order Police (POP) and Flying Squad effected the arrest of five suspects for business robbery. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon at a supermarket in Witrandjie Village near Sun City.
According to information, the suspects allegedly entered the supermarket, armed with a pistol, at approximately 08:30 and demanded money. The suspects then took an undisclosed amount of cash and four cellphones. The shop owner was allegedly shot and sustained injuries. The suspects were about to flee the scene when the police pounced on them. During the arrest, the police confiscated two vehicles which were used in the commission of the crime. The police are still looking for two other suspects.
The arrested suspects, aged between 32 and 61, are expected to appear in the Mogwase Magistrates’ Court soon.