MyEastrand Crime News
MyEastrand Crime News: Capt Alie van den Berg, team leader of the Ekurhuleni Central Cluster Trio Task Team, said police and CPF members chased after the suspects following a robbery in Crystal Park. “They lost the robbers, but reported they were driving a black BMW,” van den Berg said. “As we were driving along Pretoria Road, we noticed the black BMW with three occupants and gave chase. “We followed them to the CBD, near the corner of Swan Street and Ampthill Avenue, and arrested all three.” Van den Berg said an undisclosed amount of cash, as well as the victim’s bank card, was recovered.
In other crime news according to police, a tenant of the woman discovered the body at about 5am today (October 13). Benoni SAPS spokesperson Capt Nomsa Sekele said no arrests have been made yet and the investigation was ongoing at the time of publishing. In another story the case of robbery and murder for suspect, Tawfak Gepril, has been postponed to October 18 in order for an identity parade to be held. According to Tryna Maritz, Ekurhuleni Central Cluster spokesperson, the discovery of a man’s burnt body was made on September 23, in an open veld in Putfontein, and a case of murder was opened at the Putfontein Police Station. Gepril was arrested in connection with this murder and made his first appearance in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court on October 7.