GAUTENG - The Rural Safety team of SAPS Magaliesburg arrested a 46-year-old man in Kaalfontein on Monday, 11 April 2022 for stock theft.
Police in collaboration with a representative of Stock Theft Information Centre (STIC) followed up on leads following an incident of stock theft on one of the farms in Kaalfontein.
The team detected a suspicious looking white minibus in the veld. Upon further investigation police found 17 sheep inside the minibus and arrested the man.
Further investigation is still underway to determine if the suspect may be linked to similar cases in and around Gauteng Province.
Station Commander of SAPS Magaliesburg, Lieutenant Colonel Mawewe Vuma lauded the Rural Safety team for the recovery and arrest.
Source: South African Police Service