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Alleged Khuma and Kanana Post Office robber remanded in custody

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By Thys Khiba – North West Police Spokesperson, Captain Aafje Botma confirmed Bongani Mawdhlazi (36) who has appeared before the Stilfontein Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday is still behind bars until Friday 14 January for his second court appearance.

This is after he has been appeared in court subsequent to his arrest on Monday, 10 January, by the police from Dr Kenneth Kaunda region.

Mawdhlazi is linked to two business robberies of Kanana and Khuma Post Offices which happened on the 4th of January 2022 – Tuesday and 2nd of December 2021 – Thursday.

“In the latest incident, a Post Office was allegedly robbed at Kanana near Orkney on Tuesday, 4 January 2022. It is alleged that three balaclava wearing men entered the Post Office, held cashiers and the manager at gun point and robbed them of undisclosed amount of cash which they took from the safe and fled from the scene.”

It is also reported that Mawdhlazi and two other men allegedly robbed Khuma Post Office near Khuma Community hall of an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is also expected to appear in the Orkney Magistrate’s Court for Kanana robbery.

This is not the only two business robberies that the accused has been linked to, there are three business robberies allegedly committed in Allanridge, Bothaville and Viljoenskroon in the Free State province by the accused.

The police Provincial Commissioner Sello Kwena commended police officers of Task Team for their hard work that led to the success

The South African Post Office has signed an agreement with the Mail Americas to give online traders much better access into all of Southern Africa, including rural areas.
The South African Post Office has signed an agreement with the Mail Americas to give online traders much better access into all of Southern Africa, including rural areas.

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