Suspect arrested for stealing Transnet Diesel

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

A 37-year-old suspect will appear before the Ogies Magistrate in Mpumalanga on Monday 14 December 2020.

He was arrested on Thursday 10 December 2020 for stealing diesel in Ogies. Other suspects fled on foot.

Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi said it is alleged that Transnet experienced a drop in pressure on the pipeline and deployed a team who noticed a vehicle next to the pipeline and information was relayed to security .

“On arrival, the security noticed a double cab bakkie which immediately drove away at high speed. The driver of the bakkie lost control and landed in a ditch.” Concluded Sekgotodi.

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