JUST IN | 12 ZIMBABWEANS ARRESTED TRYING TO ROB A TRANSPORT COMPANY IN BENONI ARE TODAY APPLYING FOR BAIL. 11 OF THEM ARE IN SA ILLEGALLY
Mkhululi Dube 45, Magoma Sibanda 42, Victor Vilakazi 32, Price Ndlovu 35, Cosmos Ncube 45, Cabangani Kunene 38, Wilfred Ngubeni 45, Goodman Ndlovu 36, Tandai Thafirei 29, Lucas Mazibc 27, Samuel Mlambo 43 and Senzo Mpofu, unknown age. They are facing six counts of attempted murder, three counts of robbery with aggravating circumstances, five counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm, two counts of possession of ammunition, and 12 counts of being illegally in the country.
On April 16, the police were alerted to a robbery at the transport company in Benoni, Ekurhuleni. Preliminary investigations suggest that about 14 armed men arrived in a sedan and three trucks and held the security guards at gunpoint.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa once said, "most of the people that are committing crime in South Africa, they are the Ndebele speaking people. When you look at this tribe, it is related to the Zulu people. The Zulu people are known by doing all kinds of crimes, Zulu people are known for doing anything that they can in order to get money. If they have to kill they can kill, if they have to perform rituals they can do that, just for them to have money.
So the statement of the President of Zimbabwe it was labelled as tribalism, or hate speech on the Ndebele people. But when you look at the surnames above, all these surnames are Ndebele. Last time people were trying to protect Ndebele people against xenophobia saying, they originally belong to this country. Now that the names that are over there are our relatives, what will South Africa say about this? How do they treat this matter of these illegal foreigners and who is a foreigner and who is not? It is very confusing, but we just hope that justice will be served, no matter who they are and where do they come from.
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