Suspect arrested and two questioned for robbery of tourist group in khayelitsha

As part of the police investigation into the robbery of 11 tourists in Khayelitsha on Friday, local detectives have been hard at work and today (Sunday, 12 January 2020) they arrested a 26-year-old suspect. The detectives are also questioning two other suspects aged 20 and 24.

Since the incident occurred at a school in Site C, Khayelitsha detectives have been following specific leads in an effort to apprehend the perpetrators of the robbery.

At the time of the incident the group had been visiting a gardening project located at a school in Site C. It is alleged that five armed men made their way into the school premises and ordered the victims into a vehicle and robbed them.

The arrested suspect is expected in court on Monday, 13 January on a robbery charge.

As the investigation unfolds it is expected that more arrests will be effected soon.

Source: South African Police Service