Ashley Houkins (22) and Jade Hansie (28) were remanded in custody upon appearance before the Potchefstroom Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 22 August 2022, for house robbery. They are expected to reappear at the same court on Monday, 29 August 2022.
The accused were arrested for house robbery committed at a certain house in Potchefstroom on Thursday, 18 August 2022.
The duo allegedly pointed the owner with a gun and robbed him of two laptops and cellphones.
Consequent to intensive investigation conducted afterwards, a blue Chevrolet Spark vehicle which was found at a parking area in front of a bottle store, was linked with the robbery.
Thus, the driver and his accomplice were arrested. The complainant’s goods which included a red jacket, black face mask, two cellphones, house keys and remote control were found in possession of the accused.
Investigation into the matter continues.