A security guard has been shot dead in an early cash in transit heist in Ngcobo this morning.
Police spokesman Captain Namhla Mdleleni said the security company vehicle had gone to collect money from a business when the guard was attacked and shot.
The robbers managed to escape with an undisclosed amount of money.
The guard died on the scene.
Police are investigating a case of murder and robbery.
Anyone with information can contact 086001011.