South Africa: Three Suspects Busted for Stock Theft

press release

Cluster police members followed up on information received and managed to recover carcasses at about 19h15 last night. Three suspects aged between 41 and 47 were subsequently arrested and charged for Stock Theft.

Members proceeded to Zone 10, Zwelitsha where they recovered ten (10) stolen sheep carcasses, seventeen (17) sheep heads and skins and sixty eight (68) sheep feet. Seven (7) other stolen carcasses were not found and investigation will continue. Through investigation it transpired that the sheep were stolen at Tamara area earlier this month. The recovered carcasses were handed over to the lawful owner by Police.

These suspects will appear at Zwelitsha Magistrate's Court soon.

The Cluster Commander of King Williams Town, Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga commended the members in curbing stock theft in the cluster and encouraged the members to remain focused when patrolling the policing precinct to stop the theft of livestock in its tracks. Our members must not rest until these stock theft cases are solved and suspects involved arrested, we will intensify our operations in the policing areas and farms in our efforts to curb stock theft, he added.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: SAPS

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.