Five held for robbing businessman

Comment on this story
IOL  Handcuffs jan22 .

Pietermaritzburg - Five men have been arrested for allegedly hijacking and robbing a Pietermaritzburg businessman, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

The men were arrested on Monday, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

They forced the 72-year-old man out of his car, outside his business on Boom Street, and sped off, taking an undisclosed amount of cash and cheques. Police recovered the car and R4000.

The arrested men are expected to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.


sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines