EFF councillor to appear in court for robbery

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An Economic Freedom Fighters ward councillor at Thabazimbi in Limpopo has been arrested for robbery and will appear in court at nearby Northam on Monday.

He allegedly robbed a tavern of liquor and money on Friday at Smatchblock informal settlement in Northam.

Police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo says more arrests are expected in connection with the robbery.

“We can confirm that a 36-year old man has been arrested by the police in Northam after he and other suspects allegedly went to a house at Smatchock settlement and robbed the occupants of money and liquor. The suspect will be appearing in Northam Magistrate’s court today on a charge of robbery. More arrests are expected.”