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Big reward for information on burglary at Zondo Commission

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Gauteng police on Friday released images of three suspects who allegedly broke into the offices of the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture on Saturday.

Police are offering an undisclosed cash reward for information that could lead to the arrest and successful prosecution of the men believed to be responsible for the burglary at the Hillside Building in Parktown, Johannesburg.

The suspects made off with a computer and two monitors.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said evidence gathered by an investigating team indicated at least three suspects were involved in the burglary.

“Police have subsequently been able to extract from security camera footage clear images of two of the three suspects,” Peters said.

“The positive identification of these suspects is key to the investigation in reference, hence the cash reward that is on offer to any individual who can give information that will lead to the arrest and successful prosecution of the suspects.”

Suspects were armed
The preliminary investigation into the business burglary also showed the suspects were armed.

“Therefore, anyone who is able to identify and subsequently spot the suspects, is urged not to confront the suspects as they could be armed and dangerous, but to rather contact investigating officer Lieutenant-Colonel Mathothe on 079 694 6404. Alternatively, persons with information can also call the SAPS Crime Stop number 08600 10111.”

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The commission has since beefed up security at its office with chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo saying they would not be intimidated after a spent bullet was found in one of the commission’s offices last week.

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“We just want to say that if anybody is trying to intimidate the commission, they must know the commission will not be intimidated,” Zondo said.

-The Citizen

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Nelli died on April 11 after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub hotel in Cape Town. At the time of her death, those close to AKA said he was beside himself with grief and had sought counselling. Learn More