Bail for half of suspected Mogoditshane robbery gang

The five accused men during yestreday's appearance PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The five accused men during yestreday's appearance PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Three of the six men accused of being part of a robbery spree in and around Mogoditshane were yesterday granted bail after the prosecution told court that the evidence gathered thus far only shows that they bought stolen goods.

The six men, all from Zimbabwe, are suspected of 18 counts of robbery, burglary and house breaking in the Mogoditshane area.

Yesterday, prosecutors said evidence gathered thus far suggested that only the first three of the arrested were responsible for the crimes. But there were nine suspects in total, with the other three, believed to be responsible for the crimes, suspected to have fled to Zimbabwe.

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