City Deep shoot-out nets 5 robbers

Monday, December 1, 2008
Johannesburg police arrested five suspected robbers after a shoot-out in City Deep this morning, when they allegedly tried to steal a container of cigarettes worth R4 million. Captain Cheryl Engelbrecht said 10 robbers entered the Transnet container depot around 6am and tied up four security guards. The gang tried to speed off with a truck carrying a container of cigarettes worth R4 million and two bakkies on the premises. As they came out [of the premises], the police, acting on information,...