Three guards in hospital after KZN cash-in-transit heist


Police and security personnel are responding to a cash-in-transit heist on the R33 near Dungamanzi in central KwaZulu-Natal.

DURBAN – Three security guards have been hospitalised after a cash-in-transit heist in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo of the South African Police Services, the incident occurred at 3.30pm as a CIT vehicle was travelling from Msinga to Greytown after collecting cash at the Msinga Mall.

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“While at KwaKopi between Msinga and Greytown, their vehicle was attacked by [an] unknown number of occupants travelling in two vehicles. They shot at the security vehicles causing the driver to lose control. Three guards were rescued," said Naidoo.

“The suspects used explosives to open up the vehicle and they fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.”