Suspect linked to numerous house breaking and theft through DNA to appear before the Upington Magistrate’s Court

NORTHERN CAPE - A 32-year-old male suspect has been positively linked to series of house breaking cases in Upington through the DNA results.

The suspect was apprehended yesterday, 30 March 2022 following the outcome of the DNA result. The suspect has been positively linked to more than four house breaking cases in Upington.

It is alleged that in one of the cases the suspect entered the house of a 59-year-old old female victim in 24 January 2021, where he gained access using a step ladder and allegedly stole house contents.

He is currently facing more than four separate charges of house breaking and theft cases.

He is expected to appear in the Upington Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 01 April 2022.

South African Police Service