2 held for robbery

Two men were arrested for business robbery in Zola One, Soweto, on Thursday, Gauteng police said.

“We received a complaint that there was a business robbery in progress, and when police arrived there were four men still inside,” said Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela.

A shootout ensued, during which one of the men was shot in the leg. No police officers were injured.

Two of the four robbers escaped, one was arrested and the injured man remained in a stable condition in hospital under police guard, Makhubela said.

The arrested man, who was not wounded, would appear in Protea Magistrate's Court soon, he said. - Sapa