Pretoria - Brooklyn police on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a man who threatened to bomb a shopping centre in Pretoria unless a ransom was paid.
According to reports, the man threatened to bomb Menlyn Maine shopping centre unless a R10 million ransom was paid to him.
This resulted in the evacuation of the centre.
Brooklyn police spokesperson Captain Colette Weilbach explained that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning at around 11:15.
"An unknown man in his fifties entered a bank at the centre. He handed a note over to the bank teller who assisted him.