Witbank heist: R1,5m of R8,7m recovered

The Hawks' Paul Ramaloko said the heist took place at the SBV cash centre in Witbank.

The Hawks' Paul Ramaloko said investigations were ongoing to find the rest of the money.

JOHANNESBURG - The Hawks say they have recovered over R1 million of the R8,7 million which was stolen from the SBV cash centre in Witbank.

At least three more people have been arrested in Pretoria, bringing the total to six.

The three were arrested at the Karenpark Crossing Shopping Centre in Akasia where they were waiting to meet their lawyers.

The Hawks' Paul Ramaloko said investigations were ongoing to find the rest of the money.

"We recovered over R1,5 million and we hope to recover more as the investigation continues."