- A video of a cash in transit robbery which took place in Soshanguve has been circulating on social media
- The clip depicts a stationary CIT vehicle being bombed at the side of the road as cash notes fly into the air
- South African cyber citizens have compared the brazen crime to an action movie scene as they shared their views online
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It would appear that criminals are becoming more and more fearless by the day. A video of a cash-in-transit heist was recently shared online, leaving South African online users shook at the bold manner in which it was carried out in broad daylight.
The footage was shared by online user @LeboTaus on Twitter and shows the crime, believed to have taken place in Soshanguve, shows a cash-in-transit vehicle being bombed at the side of the road.
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Cash notes are seen flying into the air after the vehicle catches alight. The tweet was captioned:
“Money Heist Soshanguve edition!”
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Netizens were amazed by the brazen modus-operandi and compared the crime to something out of a blockbuster action movie scene. Many also joked that most of the probably burnt during the bombing.
“It's the guy not moving before the car explodes for me.”
“The way they cheer for crime. We are doomed soon these criminals will be coming for the community.”
“South Africa ke movie hle.”
“That car hitting reverse.”
“LMFAO. Is that cash flying? so after blowing the truck they have to pick it up? Aowa.”
“Hollywood has arrived in South Africa. South Africa makes real movies.”
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In a separate story, Briefly News reported that the rise of CTI robberies is of great concern in Mzansi.
Social cohesion advocate, Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) took to social media to share a video of a foiled cash-in-transit (CIT) robbery recently.
The CCTV footage was shared on Twitter and currently has over 68.2K views. It shows men attempting to attack a Fidelity Security Group CIT vehicle at a petrol station. The criminals do not succeed in their escapade as the Fidelity security driver of the armoured vehicle manages to drive away.
Source: Briefly News