UPDATE: No arrests made for Erasmia murder and robbery

No arrests have been made in the case of a house robbery and murder in Erasmia, Centurion on Saturday evening.

This is after a man was shot and killed when he tried to help his neighbours who were being robbed.

Police said the robbers were in possession of firearms and a crowbar.

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Four men – who were wearing balaclavas – handcuffed the occupant of the house and then proceeded to take jewellery, a laptop, cellphones and a TV, said police spokesperson Captain Agnes Huma.

“The neighbour entered the same [neighbour’s] premises with his shotgun to assist after he heard some noise,” said Huma.

She said the deceased was shot in the upper body and declared dead at the scene.

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She asked anyone with information to contact the police at 08600 10111.

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