Five people linked to CIT robbers – police shootout back in court


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

VUWANI : Five people linked to the 19 suspected CIT robbers who were gunned down by police will today appear in the Vuwani court in the Vhembe District.

19 Cash-in-transit robbers were murdered by Police during a shootout at a Mansion in Makhado on the 1st of September.

Five other people who were linked to the deceased were nabbed at a safe house in Thohoyandou on the same night.

Asanda Maqhawu ( 33 ), Charity Phathutshedzo Makhwedzana ( 34 ), Ramabele Justice Peta ( 47 ), Vusimuzi Samuel Ramabekae ( 51 ) and a traditional healer, Slilo Shadrack Mposi ( 48 ) first appeared in court on the 4th of September.

They have been charged with the alleged possession of suspected stolen vehicles,  theft, conspiracy to commit crime and fraud.


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