Police intercept stolen vehicles destined for Mozambique

Posted in News by Admin on 13 February, 2019 at 9:27 a.m.

MALALANE – Members of the South African Police Service at Tonga, near Malalane, intercepted four stolen vehicles believed to be destined for Mozambique. An Intelligence-driven operation was carried out on February 11, after police were informed of the vehicles. A Ford Ranger, Toyota  truck, Isuzu truck and Isuzu bakkie were all stolen from Gauteng, by multiple suspects. The suspects were reportedly camping at a local lodge around Hectorspruit, not far from the border, waiting to get a signal from their accomplices.

The Police stormed the premises, and arrested one suspect while the others managed to scale a wall and flee on foot. All the stolen vehicles were recovered.

The arrested suspect, a 30-year-old man, will appear at the Komatipoort Magistrate’s Court facing the possession of stolen motor vehicles, before being taken to the relevant Magistrates’ Courts in Gauteng to face the various theft of motor vehicle cases accordingly.

The Provincial Commissioner of the Police in Mpumalanga, Lt Gen Mondli Zuma, is grateful for the helpful information that came about as a result of the cooperation between the police and the community.

Editor: Anchen Coetzee
Subeditor: Xandri Coetzee
Submitted by: Col Mtsholi Bhembe

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