Armed robber shot and killed by his accomplice

South African Police Service

Armed robber shot and killed by his accomplice
Armed robber shot and killed by his accomplice

On Sunday, 10 July 2022 at about 20:30, a 34-year-old resident of Nomakanjane area, Ikamvelihle was walking home when he was approached by two armed males.

Fearing that they were going to rob him, he attempted to flee from them. They chased him, and after hitting him in the face with a firearm, he fled into a nearby shack.

One of the suspects went into the shack after him, while the other opened fire on the shack from the outside.

One of the alleged robbers was shot and killed.

The suspect outside, realising that he shot and killed him, then grabbed his accomplice’s firearm and fled from the scene. The 34-year-old victim who fled from them, was uninjured in the incident, apart from the slight wound when they pistol whipped him.

A murder docket was opened and being investigated by SAPS Ikamvelihle.

Any person with information that could assist police with the investigation, can contact the Ikamvelihle Detectives, Detective Captain Debbie Steyn at 082 394 8369 or Crime Stop on 08600 1011.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service