Search for rat poison robbers

Johannesburg - Gauteng police were searching on Thursday for a group of people who robbed a woman and forced her to drink rat poison.

"No arrests have been made and we are investigating the matter," Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

He said the woman, of Daveyton on the East Rand, died on Friday after she was robbed by the group last Thursday.

"We are awaiting the results of the post mortem to see if she was poisoned," said Dlamini.

The New Age reported on Thursday that the woman went to a Nedbank branch in Benoni to withdraw money. The group attacked her, robbed her and forced her into a car, where they poisoned her.

She was left on the side of the N12, where she used her cellphone to call a church member, who called an ambulance. The woman was taken to hospital, where she died.

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Alex 2014/09/04 10:19:52 PM
Tiyiselani Maluleke 2014/09/04 10:32:44 PM
We are not safe in the hands of ANC.
Dirk Engelbrecht 2014/09/04 11:59:30 PM
My guess is that she knew them and they had to get rid of her as she could have pointed them out to the SAP...
Davy Moranga 2014/09/05 05:30:00 AM
No arrests have been made yet and no arrests will b made due to the incompetency of the saps
Davy Moranga 2014/09/05 05:30:24 AM
No arrests have been made yet and no arrests will b made due to the incompetency of the saps
Gemima Sophie Cricket 2014/09/05 05:55:10 AM
What we need is an ENTIRE new Government who are properly qualified to GOVERN the country and the Departments therein. People who will bring law and order back into the country - and put laws in place to deter criminals. Who will have a Police Department that employ the right people - where money is spent on the ACTUAL departments giving proper training proper facilities and equipment - where corruption is rooted out. It starts at the top and not with criminals and police. GET RID OF CORRUPT ZUMA AND HIS GREEDY CORRUPT LACKEYS WHO HAVE NO IDEA HOW A DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY SHOULD BE GOVERNED. The only thing the present government has done is steal and lie. They don't tackle crime because criminal activities START with them. They are NOT interested in things like what happened to this poor woman. All they are interested in is having their grubby fingers in the honey jar.
Mc Apple 2014/09/05 07:27:20 AM
Newsflash people, this is not the first time these people did something like this. This is an old trick. First time I saw this rat poison extermination a whole family was exterminated like this over hours after being forced to drink rat poison mixed with coffee.
Kondwani Cole Odala 2014/09/05 08:07:55 AM
Some people are much worse than the devil himself. Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you
Donald James Rishworth 2014/09/05 09:09:11 AM
Such cruelty is incomprehensible................ what a dreadful way to die.
Peter A. Schreuders 2014/09/05 09:25:34 AM
Wat een stel beesten!!