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Man arrested for stock theft, suspected stolen vehicle also seized

May 30, 2018
Man arrested for stock theft, suspected stolen vehicle also seized

A 31-year-old man was arrested for stock theft and the possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle at Debeza locality, in Qumbu, on Tuesday, at about 06h00.

According to police spokesperson,  Captain Dineo Koena, "An intelligence-driven operation yielded good results when Crime Intelligence and Qumbu Stock Theft members found the suspect in possession of 17 sheep, two lambs and a white VW Golf with false plates.

He will appear before Qumbu Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

The Acting Cluster Commander, Brigadier Nomawethu Makonza, applauded the members and said "We must work hard in arresting these stock thieves as stock theft is on its rise in our area. Keep up the good work."

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