Heists are carried out by highly organised crime sydicates - Hawks

Another cash-in-transit heist has been reported to have taken place in Limpopo on Matlala Road at 5:30 on Monday morning.

The robbers took off with an undisclosed amount of money after blowing up the van.

According to Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Malaudzi, the robberies are carried out by highly organised crimes syndicate in all provinces.

He says they are currently working hard to ensure that all those involved in these crimes are brought to book.

Read: Cash-in-transit heists escalating in SA says expert

It is very disturbing that these things are happening in brought daylight and these guys don't even have any regard for the law or any person who is next to the incident itself.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

This puts the lives of ordinary South Africans at risk.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

Mulaudzi says they are very close to bringing all those involved to book.

He is urging the security companies to work together with the law enforcement agencies to ensure that these incidents come to an end.

Mulaudzi says 'these criminals are greedy' and so are working fast before the police catch them. Hence the incidents are occurring daily, he adds.

They are aware of the fact that we are after them and now they are doing whatever they can to make sure that before we arrest them they have something...

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

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