Four nabbed for stock-theft, fuel


Stock theft windsorton 1 2016

BY REGINALD KANYANE

FOUR suspects aged between 25 and 56 respectively were arrested for being in possession of suspected stolen goods. The Northern Cape SAPS Tracing Unit and the Kimberley Stock Theft Unit made a huge bust.

Northern Cape police spokesperson, Lieutenant Sergio Kock said: “The suspects allegedly stole 31 sheep last week on a communal farm in Windsorton. On Thursday at around midday, the police pounced on them. They were caught while they were busy slaughtering the stolen sheep in a garage at a house in Galeshewe.

“Police also discovered a heavy duty welding machine and a motor vehicle fuel worth R5 700. The estimated value of the stolen sheep is R45 000 and the welding machine cost R80 000.”

He said the suspects will appear in Windsorton Magistrate’s Court soon. The investigation continues.

-TDN

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