South Africa: Two Men Arrested for Stock Theft By Kuruman Stock Theft Unit

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On Thursday, 21 November 2019, two men aged 30 and 47 were arrested by Kuruman Stock Theft Unit at Heuningvlei.

It is reported that after a tip-off from a community member, the Stock Theft Unit followed a truck which was loading 12 suspected stolen Bonsmara cattle.

According to the information, the 12 cattle were stolen from a farm in Severn.

After failing to provide the police officers with proper documentation and failing to give clarity as to where they got the cattle from, the two were immediately arrested.

The value of the cattle is estimated at R80 000-00.

The owner of the cattle praised the police's efforts in recovering his livestock.

The two suspects will appear before Kuruman Magistrate's Court soon.

Major General Johan Bean, Cluster Commander of John Taolo Gaetsewe commended the Kuruman Stock Unit for their commitment, dedication and hard work while he also sent a strong message that police in the JTG Cluster will make sure that all criminals are dealt with in accordance with the law.

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