Two SBV officers shot in Pinetown cash in transit heist
PINETOWN- One SBV cash in transit officer was shot dead whilst the other was critically injured in a heist that occurred in the corner of Moodie Street and Dave avenue, Pinetown.
The two SBV cash in transit officers were shot in Pinetown this morning, after they were accosted by a number of unknown gunman who opened fire at them, whilst they were delivering cash to a bank, it is alleged that the officers had no time to reciprocate or defend themselves.
Captain Manqele Communications Officer of the Pinetown SAPS said, “The SBV guards were depositing money into a Standard Bank, when they were approached by armed gun man who opened fire at them, shooting and killing on and injuring another”.
The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
“A case of cash in transit, attempted murder and murder has been opened,” he added.