/ 25 June 2011

Gauteng police commissioner’s home burgled

The Bryanston home of Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has been burgled, Eyewitness News reported on Saturday.

The commissioner was not at home when the break-in happened on Friday, after 8pm.

His wife heard the robbers breaking in and raised the alarmed.

The robbers managed to steal a plasma screen TV before fleeing.

The gang was believed to have climbed over a wall and broke the wooden panel of the front door.

Over 20 cars were parked outside the luxury home in the early hours of Saturday, detectives swarmed the house and carried out bags of evidence.

Petros declined to comment on the incident and said the matter would be handled by his spokesperson. — Sapa