Correctional Services said that “matters are under control” at Johannesburg’s Sun City Prison on Wed.
An injured robber - involved in a shootout with police at a Durban supermarket on Wednesday night - died in hospital yesterday, police said.
Superintendent Daniela Veldhuizen said another three robbers were killed at the scene in Isipingo suburb, while two others were recovering in hospital.
On Wednesday evening police in Brighton Beach, Isipingo, and the Durban South dog unit were alerted to an armed robbery at the Boxer Cash and Carry supermarket.
When police sent a dog into the back of the shop they heard a gunshot. On hearing the shot the officers converged on the back of the shop where a shootout ensued. - Sapa