Humanitarian linked to huge cash heist plan

Well-known Alpercino Shearer pleads for bail on behalf of employees and families his foundation helps

One of five people arrested recently by the Hawks for allegedly planning to rob a local butchery they believed had R70m at its premises, is a well-known East London-born humanitarian and public figure who was recognised as one of the top 130 most influential people on the continent in 2014.

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