Woman robbed at gunpoint in Parow

Police arrested nine men after a woman reported being robbed at gunpoint of R10 000 in Station Road, Parow.

“The victim was in a white Toyota HiAce taxi, when she was threatened at gunpoint by nine men. One of
the men, jumped out of the taxi and ran in the direction of Pick n Pay. The victim, recognised one of the suspects, who goes by the name of ‘Vark Kop’,” said Parow police spokesman Captain Kevin Williams.

“She managed to stop members of the Flying Squad, which led to the arrest of the other suspects. The victim’s cellphone was also later found on one of the suspects,” he said. The men appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday August 29.