- South Africans became suspicious after watching footage of a cash-in-transit heist
- The incident took place in broad daylight in Pretoria
- Many social media users couldn't understand that the crime could be performed with relative ease
A brazen cash-in-transit heist took place in Marabastad, Pretoria recently.
One of the standout facts is that the crime was perpetrated in broad daylight and in full view of witnesses.
The heist was caught on camera and shared via Twitter by Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) on Friday.
The robbers got away wit the cash with relative ease as they quickly rushed to the security guard and instantly got the cash.
The actual robbery lasted a few seconds and the robbers made a swift getaway.
A few aspects of the footage left South Africans with many questions. Although some empathised with the guard, others suspected that it may have been an inside job.
Tshepo michael (@Tshepomichael2) empathised with the security guard:
"People who've never had a gun pointed at them comment like this is a scene from a movie."
K A R A B O (@OBARAK_15) became very suspicious:
"Lots of questions.. Was he supposed to open the van for himself and why didn't they take his gun? Most robbers would want to eliminate the possibility of getting killed."
Bonga Mkhonza (@MkhonzaBonga) pointed finger at the cash-in-transit courier company:
"So there were no back up guards, usually in bakkies or private cars??? These CIT companies are not taking the lives of the guards seriously."
Twitter user (@babiya_seedat) added,
"This looks like a plan.... Look how he just leaves the cash and backs off."
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