Traffic cops robbed at gunpoint after pulling over speeding car

Traffic cops robbed at gunpoint after pulling over speeding car

Two on-duty traffic cops were robbed after pulling over a speeding car outside Groblersdal on Friday, 21 June. A task team has been assigned to finding the five suspects, of which three were armed.

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The search is on for the suspects who robbed two traffic officers outside Groblersdal on Friday, 21 June.

The traffic officers pulled over a grey VW Polo TSI without number plates at a roadblock after the car had been speeding, according to SowetanLIVE.

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Three people got out of the car while a written notice was issued to the driver. Two of them had rifles and a third person was armed with a pistol.

The officers were robbed of their phones, a firearm and some equipment, Briefly.co.za gathered.

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Jacarandafm reports that Moatshe Ngoepe, police spokesperson, stated that a multi-disciplinary task team has been assigned to tracking down the 5 suspects who were in the car.

"The suspects are unknown and no arrest has been made and the investigation is continuing."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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