Bedford Centre heist robbers will be sentenced tomorrow

The two men arrested after the January 2015 Bedford Centre cash-in-transit heist will be sentenced tomorrow in the Germiston Regional Court.

Also read: Bedford Centre heist suspects are charged

Celempilo Zuma and Temba Nhlapo were found guilty on two counts of attempted murder,  possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and armed robbery.

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The NEWS previously reported that on January 29, 2015 SBV guards collecting cash from the banking court were confronted by robbers on the escalators.

A shoot-out ensued, resulting in two guards, two shoppers and two suspects being injured.

The injured suspects spent over a month in a hospital, where they were kept under police guard.

Also read:

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Area surrounding Bedford Centre in lock down

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Second suspect shot at Bedford Centre

Shoppers are being kept inside the centre until the scene has been cleared

Witnesses treated for shock and trauma


Marietta Lombard

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