Two alleged robbers were shot dead in the separate incidents in Bryanston and Tembisa. According to the local police department, they were suspected of robbery and car theft.
It is known that during the first incident, four robbers were trying to enter the house in Bryanston when the owner noticed them and opened fire. As a result, a man shot one of the robbers. The remaining accomplices are currently wanted by the police.
During the East Rand incident, four men were stopped in a roadblock in Tembisa suspected of carjacking. The police spokesman reported the criminals opened fire at the officers, and then were killed when the police returned fire.