Tebogo Msimanga |
The police in Westenburg outside the city of Polokwane, arrested of four suspects aged between 27 and 33 on Thursday for being in possession of suspected stolen properties and possession of an alleged hijacked truck.
The Crime Prevention Unit, reacted to information about the existence of stolen groceries at a Supermarket in Nirvana.
Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the suspects were arrested on the spot and a large number of different types of groceries with the estimated value of over R100 000. 00 were recovered inside the truck trailer and some which were already offloaded, were found inside the shop.
“The preliminary Police investigations established that a truck loaded with groceries, was allegedly hijacked at Delmas in the Gauteng province and the groceries were then allegedly delivered at the Supermarket. The truck with the estimated value of over R900 000. 00 was later recovered in the Bela-Bela Policing area without the trailer.”said Ngoepe.
Limpopo Police Commissioner General Nneke Ledwaba commended the members for their swift action in arresting these suspects.
The suspects are expected to appear before the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 08 February 2021.