Laudium man robbed after returning from London

A man was robbed in his Laudium home on Wednesday morning after he had returned from an overseas trip.

Police spokesperson Constable Mandlakayise Zwane said the robbery happened around 02:00 in Kathmandu Street.

He said the 52-year-old victim had arrived in his Laudium home on Tuesday night following his trip from London.

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“Upon his arrival at home, he went to sleep after making sure the house doors and windows were locked,” said Zwane.

“He was abruptly woken up at 02:00 by two men armed with pangas, demanding cash.”

Zwane said the victim was tied up with shoelaces before the robbers took R8 204 in US dollars.

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The suspects also took the victim’s two cellphones before they escaped on foot.

The victim was left unharmed.

Laudium police are investigating a case of house robbery.

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