An armed gang dressed in white doctor coats as disguise has reportedly robbed pensioners in a supermarket, OYOGist.com reports.
They enter the Checkers Supermarket of the Scottsville Mall in Southern South Africa and are seen in full personal protective equipments (PPEs) covering their faces in masks and face shield, wearing white laboratory doctor coats.
Reports from South Africa has it that the group pretended to be Covid-19 health inspectors and allegedly robbed the elderly at the counter while they were queueing to collect money (this was not covered in the footage).
The gang members did not harm any pensioner during the incident.
Moments later the gang leave the supermarket covering their bags.
The gang reportedly stole an approximate 200,000 ZAR (N4, 606,000) from the supermarket on Wednesday morning, June 3.
The payout desk has been however closed since the incident.
Pensioners have been advised to collect their money from other desks while investigation by the police continues.