A safety guard in Mpumalanga have died following a foiled money in transit (CIT) heist on Friday.
The cash-in-transit van was attacked by armed gang on the R38 between Barberton and Badplaas, Mpumalanga.
A manhunt has been launched by Hawks to fish out the suspects concerned within the foiled theft and homicide.
In line with the Hawks, the safety guards stopped the theft from occurring however one of many guards died after sustaining gunshot wounds.
“No cash was taken, nonetheless, it’s believed that a number of the suspects have been additionally injured in the course of the confrontation.
“Through the suspects retreat, they hijacked a car that was within the neighborhood, loaded the injured robbers earlier than abandoning the car in Barberton,” the Hawks stated.
“A name is being made to hospitals, clinics, medical doctors and neighborhood to help with any info that would result in arrest of the suspects.”
“Anybody with details about the whereabouts of the suspects is urged to name Capt Nkambule on 082 303 9872 or Capt Jacobs on 071 481 3245, or the SAPS Crime Cease quantity 0860010111, or submit info via the my MySAPS app or contact the closest police station.”