JOHANNESBURG - Eight cash-in-transit heist suspects have been nabbed.
They've appeared in the Paarl Magistrate's Court under heavy police guard, suspected of being involved in a number of crimes.
They were heading to Cape Town from the Eastern Cape when they were caught.
The men were nabbed by a joint multi-disciplinary team, including the Hawks, National Priority Violent Crimes as well as Crime Intelligence.
Once they reached the Huguenot Tunnel in Paarl, a shoot-out ensued and three of the suspects were shot dead.
The eight men will now remain in custody until 20 November when their bail applications will be heard.
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