7 suspects arrested in Joburg heist

Seven suspects are in custody after the brazen attack on two cash-in-transit vans on the East Rand on Thursday.

Eight people including two bystanders were hurt in the exchange of gun fire.

READ: 'South Africa's economy is run on cash making it prone to heists'

EWN Reporter Barry Bateman says, following a dramatic chase, there have been seven arrests.

We know that the Ekhurhuleni Metro Police together with the Saps and various security companies conducted a raid on the George Gogh hostel and identified five of the suspects there.

Barry Batemen, EWN Reporter

[WATCH] Money explodes into street after cash in transit heist shoot-out

If you had watched that video, you would have seen quite prominently a white Land Rover Discovery that was used as one of the getaway vehicles. That vehicle was recovered at the George Goch Hostel together with several firearms including rifles as well as some of the stolen cash.

Barry Batemen, EWN Reporter

Also read: Dailene, the lady behind the video from Thursday's heist in Boksburg

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