South Africans praise cops for foiling cash-in-transit heist in Qwaqwa

South Africans praise cops for foiling cash-in-transit heist in Qwaqwa

- SAPS and Hawks foiled an attempted cash-in-transit in the Free State

- They arrested 5 suspects. 1 suspect passed away in the shootout

- South Africans on Twitter praised the cops for a job well done

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South Africans on Twitter have applauded cops for foiling an attempted cash-in-transit heist in the Free State province yesterday.

Crime Air Network Initiative shared the news on Twitter along with photos of the scene, Briefly.co.za gathered. It wrote:

Money truck robbers nailed by police team 10km before Qwaqwa from Bethlehem, Free State. SAPS operation intercepted them before they could execute their attack on piggy bank.

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According to TimesLIVE, the Hawks and crime intelligence operatives jointly conducted the operation. A shootout claimed the life of one suspect and police arrested five others.

Cops also recovered firearms from the suspects. Hawks spokesperson Brig Hangwani Mulaudzi explained:

The suspects were being followed. We had a project which was running with the view that this group was planning to execute a cash-in-transit heist.

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Twitter users showered praises on the law enforcement agencies for nabbing the suspects.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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