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Brazen Mthatha thief makes off with Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's ID, phone etc

Mar 20, 2017
Brazen Mthatha thief makes off with Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's ID, phone etc

Police in Mthatha have appealed to the public for assistance with information that might help them solve a case of burglary and theft after a suspect broke into a hotel room, which the Minister of Water Affairs, Nomvula Mokonyane, occupied during a private visit to Mthatha, over the weekend. 

"It is alleged that the hotel security guard saw the Minister's window open and went to investigate," said police spokesperson, Brig Marinda Mills.

"The Minister was alerted to this and it was discovered that her handbag with her Id and drivers licence, Iphone, Ipad, toiletries and the hotel TV were missing.

"The TV and the Minister's toiletries were later recovered in the back of the hotel yard together with another TV, which was also stolen from the hotel.

"Crime scene experts were summoned to the scene to collect evidence. 

"No arrests have been made yet and anyone with information to please contact their nearest police."