Son of prominent civic leader charged after raid on house

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in the shoul­der and the other in the throat, and had to be ad­mit­ted to hos­pi­tal.

The two other vic­tims es­caped with mi­nor in­juries and were treated and later dis­charged. Ra­mat­seba said the sus­pects robbed the vic­tims of an undis­closed amount of cash, two cell­phones and a lap­top.

The rob­bers were ap­par­ently seen es­cap­ing in a green Jeep. Ac­cord­ing to work­ers in the area, the woman, who was shot in the arm, is preg­nant, while her hus­band was shot in the shoul­der.

It is be­lieved that a black bag con­tain­ing po­lice equip­ment was found close to the scene.

Later that same af­ter­noon, about 20 mem­bers of the Tac­ti­cal Re­sponse Team (TRT) par­tic­i­pated in a raid on the Hen­der­son’s Royldene res­i­dence dur­ing which a num­ber of de­tec­tives searched the house.

It has been al­leged that Mo­jaki was in­structed to im­pli­cate Hen­der­son in the rob­bery dur­ing in­ten­sive in­ter­ro­ga­tion ses­sions. Heav­ily armed po­lice of­fi­cers were ap­par­ently present dur­ing the in­ter­ro­ga­tions.

It is be­lieved that he was as­saulted and de­nied food un­til he al­legedly agreed to im­pli­cate his co-ac­cused.

Dur­ing the raid on his Royldene home Ross ex­plained that he had re­cently pur­chased the ve­hi­cle, which was be­ing sought by the po­lice fol­low­ing the armed rob­bery.

Ross also in­di­cated at the time that he had left it with a fam­ily mem­ber, who is a panel-beater, be­cause of prob­lems with the gear­box.

He said he be­lieved that a me­chanic, who worked for his fam­ily mem­ber, took the ve­hi­cle with­out their per­mis­sion.

“I asked an­other fam­ily mem­ber, who is a mem­ber of the Public Or­der Polic­ing unit, to trace the car, which was found 200 me­tres from the scene of the rob­bery,” he said.

At the time, Ross slammed the po­lice for the heavy show of force dur­ing the raid on his home.

Ross yes­ter­day claimed that he was aware that the in­ci­dent was an at­tempt to nail him.

“I know that this is an at­tempt to get to me, but now peo­ple around me are be­ing tar­geted. The peo­ple be­hind this are afraid to aim straight at me.

“How­ever, I will let the law take its course and al­low the mat­ter to be set­tled in court,” he said.

THE SCENE: On the morn­ing of Novem­ber 7 four rob­bers stormed the busi­ness premises of Cheapest Su­per­mar­ket in Cor­less Road in Galeshewe.

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