The SAPS has called on the public to assist in tracking down four of South Africa’s most wanted criminals, linked to a series of violent crimes.
Gauteng’s police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Mzwandile Petros, said: “We appeal to the public to keep their eyes open and assist us in apprehending these suspects.”
The men, described as “dangerous”, have been linked to scores of bank robberies, cash-in-transit heists and murders.
Anyone who can assist can anonymously provide information via Crime Line’s 3-22-11 SMS service, on www.crimeline.co.za or call the 24-hour CrimeStop number, 086 001 0111.”
In total, more than 1 000 people have been arrested following tip-offs to Crime Line. A total of 18 of the country’s most wanted criminals had been arrested since Crime Line was launched in June, 2007, a clear indication that the service was effective in the fight against crime, said CrimeLine head Yusuf Abramjee.
Bongani Mojo (Alias: Unknown), 29, wanted in connection with at least 34 bank robberies since 2006. He escaped from Boksburg prison on March 28, 2011.
Khumbulani Sibanda (Alias: “KB”), 37, wanted in connection with at least 13 bank robberies across South Africa. He escaped from Boksburg prison on March 28, 2011.
Name: Unknown (Alias: Referred to by some as “Ogies”). Suspect wanted in connection with bank robberies across South Africa. It is suspected that he is an accomplice of Mojo and Sibanda.
Victor Baloyi (Alias: Unknown). Wanted in connection with cash-in-transit heists and murder relating to an incident at a Sasol garage on the R511, outside Pretoria, in August, 2010. His accomplice, Lazarus Sefala, was arrested and remains in custody.
- Pretoria News