Friday, 02 October 2020
Kroonstad: Nine Tactical Response Team (TRT) who were arrested on allegations of business robbery, defeating the ends of justice and perjury appeared in Kroonstad Magistrate Court on the 01 October 2020.
This follows their arrest by the Provincial Anti-Corruption unit on Tuesday the 22 September 2020 for their alleged involvement in the business robbery committed on the 20 June 2020 at a supermarket in Kroonstad.
The ninth member; Constable Lorato Moahlodi, was arrested shortly after the arrest of others since she was hospitalized at the time. She appeared alongside Sergeants Doctor Christian Maloisane, Tieho William Nkebenyane, Paseka Kelebohile Molifi, Sello Joseph Makonyane, Khotatso Prinsloo Bless, Madiboho Samuel Mokhethi, Pule Motlejoa and Constable Luzuko Cenga, and were all granted bail of R5000 to appear again on the 09 November 2020.
The tenth suspect Thapelo Mokoena who was allegedly their informer, abandoned bail and is remanded in custody.