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Surprise as police officer finds her stolen belongings at suspect's home

Jun 17, 2018
Surprise as police officer finds her stolen belongings at suspect's home

Carthcat police on Saturday managed to arrest suspects, who have been linked to a number of housebreaking and business robbery cases that were reported in the area following a business robbery on Saturday. 

"Members requested video footage from the shop and they managed to identify the suspect. A joint operation by detectives and vispol  members was conducted in order to search for the suspect," said police spokesperson, Captain Namhla Mdleleni.

She said that police officers proceeded to Ndlovini Township where they arrested the suspect in possession of suspected stolen property.

"During the search, one of the police officers identified her belongings as they was also a housebreaking incident at her house where a TV set and other items were stolen."

However, on questioning the suspect about the TV, he revealed that he had already sold it.

"Suspect was taken to the place where the TV was sold and the buyer of TV was also arrested."

Both suspects will appear before the Carthcat Magistrate's Court on Monday.