No Show In Court For Kanye Robbery Suspects

Kanye robbery suspects. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Kanye robbery suspects. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Two Zimbabweans implicated in the Kanye Cash loan robbery early this year that left one police officer and one suspect dead, appeared in court on Thursday while their co-accused were absent

Mayibongwe Moyo who was escorted by heavily armed security forces appeared together with his fellow countryman, traditional doctor Evans Mhiwatiwa (43) before Extension 2 Magistrate Court.

Their co-accused Gaofenngwe Seitiso (34) of Kanye and Thuso Tankomane (28) from Molepolole were both said to be on sick leave. The two, together with Mhiwatiwa, are on bail. The four accused persons, together with the two Zimbabweans still on the run, and one who died during the robbery incident, are accused of robbing a cash loan business at the Kanye Central Business District (CBD). They are facing five counts including armed robbery, murder, attempted murder, unlawful possession of firearms and ammunitions.

Editor's Comment
Let the law take its course

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