Claims Boksburg transit heist suspect is a cop

It's being reported one of the suspects involved in the cash in transit heist in Boksburg on Thursday is a cop.

A source has told News24 that the officer was part of a sector team in Mpumalanga.

Eight people, including two bystanders, were injured during the heist on Thursday morning.

MUST READ: Dailene, the woman who shot the heist video

It's not yet clear to me why there was so much shooting, we're just lucky no bystanders were killed.

Helmoed Heitman, defence analyst

They clearly knew what they were doing because if you look at the two vans that were blown open in Boksburg - and the one that was blown open in the other heist the same day - all three were opened in exactly the same way.

Helmoed Heitman, defence analyst

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