Johannesburg - South African police have deployed a team of detectives to arrest suspects that robbed a Nigerian delegate attending the upcoming 25th African Union Summit.
On Wednesday, bogus police officers robbed the delegate, Gabriel Gundo (55), of US$5 000 US Dollars and R700 while travelling with his driver from the Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Sandton in Johannesburg.
The suspects were said to be driving a Hyundai sedan with unknown registration numbers.
“Suspects posing as police officers stopped them and demanded money. After the robbery they drove away. Police have launched a manhunt for them,”Lieutenant Colonel Dlamini, South African Police Services Provincial (Gauteng) Spokesperson, stated.
Police are appealing to anyone who might have witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stop at 08600 10111 at all times.
- CAJ News