‘Schumacher’ nabbed for numerous robberies in the West

A suspected robber commonly known as “Schumacher”, was finally arrested on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Captain Augustinah Selepe said the 26-year-old was involved in many business robberies together with his co-accused Kenny “Majozi” Papo.

Papo was arrested in April and would appear in court next week.

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Selepe said intelligence gathering by the Tshwane west police task team had led to good information on Schumacher’s whereabouts.

“The suspect was tracked down and arrested while travelling in a taxi in Maunde Street, Atteridgeville. He was searched and a revolver was found in his possession,” she said.

“He was wanted for business robberies in Pretoria West and Pretoria Central and is expected in court soon.”

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Selepe said there would be an additional charge for the possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Tshwane west cluster commander, Major-General DT Mthombeni thanked the task team for working its tireless work to ensure Schumacher was behind bars.

“The team will continue to work hard to ensure a lengthy jail term is secured,” he said.

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