On Saturday, PEP Store at Batho Plaza in Soshanguve was robbed by armed suspects. According to eye witnesses bullets were fired all over the place and an undisclosed amount of cash, cellphones, and other valuables were taken. One of the shop assistants said he allegedly saw the get away car the day before the incident without number plates.
Andrew Sepang said he was in his car when the security allegedly started exchanging fire with the suspects. He further said everything happened so fast. Another witness Dolly Sebopetsa said the same incident happened at Mabopane central city at Mr. Price, gunshots were allegedly fired luckily enough no one was harmed.
On social media Johanna Leshaba said Pep is a target last week they came to Moretele Park and they robbed Pep cell. Another comment said fustrations of unemployment and dysfunctional society led to a high rate of poverty and unemployment which is the cause of such things .
In conclusion according to one source Rietgat Police Station is not far away from the scene it can take approximately 5 minutes walk but police arrived 38 minutes later after the suspects fled the scene. We tried contacting the police but had not yet received a reply by the time the story was published. #ladi_jaja?
By: Nthabiseng Makhubela.