Unions march against cash-in-transit heists

After a number of cash-in-transit heists around the country in recent weeks, workers who drive these vehicles are exposed to these crimes on a daily basis have had enough.

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) and the Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU) brought the Joburg CBD to a standstill when they marched on Tuesday.

READ: Cash in transit robbers are not amateurs: Criminologist

Participants are handing over a memorandum to Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane. This comes after so many cash in transit heists in recent times.

Speaking to Ray White on The Midday Report, MTWU spokesperson Hlasinyane Motaung said it has been a trying few months.

Because now we are talking five cash-in-transit heists in a day, and that is too much. And in different provinces.

Hlasinyane Motaung, MTWU spokesperson

He adds that criminals use new ways to bomb these vehicles and that makes it easy for the heists to happen.

Listen below to the full interview:


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