BOKSBURG, May 21 – Five men arrested in connection with last week’s daring cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg in which two vans were bombed and cash left strewn all over the road after the armed robbery will appear Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
It is alleged that two cash armoured vehicles en route from the depot to a bank in Kempton Park were confronted by about four vehicles with a group of heavily armed robbers. A shootout ensued in which security guards were injured. Both the trucks were prised opened using explosives.
Cellphone video clips showing the robbers, armed with heavy-caliber weapons, executing the heist and fleeing have gone viral.
However, after a car chase police arrested several suspects and recovered weapons and some of the money.