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handcuffsTimesLive reports that ten people arrested in a connection with a cash-in-transit heist in the North West were due to appear in the Mahikeng Magistrate's Court on Monday‚ the Hawks indicated.  

The heist occurred on 30 September in Mahikeng.  Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi stated:  "The North West Hawks’ cash-in-transit team‚ assisted by Crime Intelligence and Mmabatho Flying Squad‚ launched an intense manhunt after the suspects allegedly bombed an armoured vehicle‚ disarmed the security guards of three firearms and fled the scene with a sizeable amount of money."  Mulaudzi said three of the suspects were security guards and their allegedly stolen firearms were found dumped in a nearby bush‚ not far from the crime scene.  Two guns and ammunition were also recovered when police raided the homes of the suspects.  Meanwhile‚ police minister Bheki Cele’s office announced that 12 suspects involved in another heist were arrested in Midrand on Friday.

  • Read this report by Naledi Shange in full at TimesLive

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