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27-year-old Zwelitsha man arrested for housebreaking and theft

By Yolanda Palezweni - Sep 7, 2017
27-year-old Zwelitsha man arrested for housebreaking and theft

King Williams Town police early on Thursday morning arrested a 27-year-old male suspect for housebreaking at Zone 7, Zwelitsha, just outside King Williams Town.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa, police officers responded after receiving a housebreaking in progress alert at 02:00.

“They responded swiftly and a 27-year-old male was arrested, he was also linked to theft out of motor vehicle cases in the same area,” said Captain Mawisa.

She added that the suspect was positively linked to both cases based on description and positive identification by witnesses.

The suspect will appear in the Zwelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Friday.