Two suspects link to 15 Uber and Taxify robberies arrested

Two suspects, a male and a female were linked to various robberies of Uber and Taxify drivers in the Langa Precinct.

The perpetrators attempted to rob an Uber taxi driver in Zone 5 Langa when they were chased by the local community who in turn notified SAPS.

A 23-year-old female suspect from Langa was arrested and is currently in custody.

During her interview she informed the investigating officer she would identify the whereabouts of her accomplice where after she mentioned seven addresses where the other suspects could possibly be hiding out. These addresses were visited but no arrest was made. Further information was followed up today and another 26-year-old female suspect was arrested.

The suspects can be linked to 15 other Langa cases related to taxi robberies. Investigations determined that fake accounts were created by the suspects for ordering the taxis. The investigation continues.

Both suspects are due to appear in court once charged.

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