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Suspect Linked To CIT Robbery Shot Dead By Police In Roodepoort

The suspect's escape from police custody in Parys, Free State, raised concerns about the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. However, the police were relentless in their pursuit and managed to track down the fugitive in Roodepoort.

In a dramatic turn of events, a wanted suspect who had escaped from police custody in December was shot dead by the police in Roodepoort, West Rand, following a shootout. The suspect, who was linked to a cash-in-transit (CIT) robbery in Bronkhorstpruit and possession of stolen vehicles, had been on the run for several weeks.

The suspect’s escape from police custody in Parys, Free State, raised concerns about the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. However, the police were relentless in their pursuit and managed to track down the fugitive in Roodepoort.

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During the confrontation, the suspect opened fire on the police, forcing them to retaliate in self-defense. In the exchange of gunfire, the suspect was fatally wounded. Police seized an illegal firearm, ammunition, and an Audi believed to be connected to the criminal activities.

Suspect Linked To CIT Robbery Shot Dead By Police In Roodepoort-SurgeAZirc SA
Suspect Linked To CIT Robbery Shot Dead By Police In Roodepoort

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The successful operation to apprehend the suspect showcases the dedication and commitment of the police in their fight against crime. It also highlights the importance of collaboration between law enforcement agencies across different regions to bring criminals to justice.

 

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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