Congregants robbed during prayers

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Police in Rustenburg have arrested a man after congregants were robbed while in church.

The were on Sunday robbed of their valuables while in a church located outside Rustenburg along the R510 road.

It is alleged that three unknown men, two of them armed with firearm fired several shots inside the church and robbed congregants of their belongings including cell phones.

“Four people were allegedly injured apparently due to gunshots. The suspects then fled the scene on foot but the congregants managed to arrest one of them and recovered 20 cell phones,” said the police in a statement.

The arrested suspect is expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s’ Court soon facing a charge of armed robbery.

-TNA Reporter

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