Gauteng recorded 15 fewer cash-in-transit (CIT) robberies between July and September compared to the same period last year.
Gauteng police commissioner Lt-Gen Elias Mawela said the province registered 12 cases in the past quarter.
“This can also be attributed to the relationship with our partners and other law enforcement agencies. But this does not mean we have achieved, as we all know CITs are one of the most aggravating robberies. They are committed with so much violence. This reduction shows we are making a notable difference,” Mawela said.
Mawela was delivering the statistics to the Gauteng legislature’s portfolio committee on community safety along with provincial police managers on Tuesday.
According to the statistics, the most targeted vehicles are Fidelity, with six cases, followed by G4S with five and SBV at one.