Bling them to justice: Cops finally nab jewel theft duo

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Bling them to justice: Cops finally nab jewel theft duo

The convicted couple, who robbed a jewellery store, have been on the run since 2018

Soyiso Maliti

After two years on the run, a couple convicted of a R16m jewellery heist in Durban was arrested at a roadblock in East London on Monday after apparently being hidden by family members.

Coast to Coast Special Investigations private investigator Sean Pierce, who followed tip-offs that sent him to all parts of SA, said Mohamed Billal Sheik, 37, and Zahida Rahaman, 42, were arrested at 5am.

Captain Raymond Deokaran, of Durban North police, was instructed by KwaZulu-Natal police not to reveal any information on the case...

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