Alleged Vosloroos robber arrested
Ekurhuleni metro have arrested a man believed to be behind a string of robberies in Vosloroos.
JOHANNESBURG - A man believed to behind a spate of violent robberies in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, was arrested on Friday, Ekurhuleni police said.
The man allegedly shot two Pakistani nationals during a robbery at their spaza shop earlier this year.
One of the men died in hospital.
The suspect was arrested in Dawn Park after his vehicle was spotted in the area on Thursday.
Ekurhuleni metro police spokesperson Wilfred Kgasago said, "On Thursday, on Barry Marais, just by the Boksburg prison, sited the vehicle and stopped the man. He was also found with a 9mm pistol."