An alleged ATM bomber arrested

PARKTOWN – An alleged ATM bomber was arrested on Friday, 13 January 2023, after he was found with partially burned cash and a detonator.

It is reported that members from Provincial Serious and Violence Crime, Tactical Response Team, Johannesburg K9 Unit together with a private security company operationalised intelligence information about an ATM bombing that took place in Randfontein.

The suspect was located and found in possession of the partially burned bank notes and detonators. He is also suspected to be involved in ATM bombings around Thokoza.

The suspect is expected to appear before court on Monday, 16 January 2023. Police investigation continues.

Source: South African Police Service