R6.165 mil stock theft: Another syndicate member arrested, EC

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R6.165 mil stock theft: Another syndicate member arrested, EC
R6.165 mil stock theft: Another syndicate member arrested, EC

A 41-year-old woman, was arrested on 27 May 2020 at Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal and charged for stock theft, fraud, failure to give satisfactory account for stock known to be stolen.

She is suspected to be the mastermind behind a ruthless stock theft syndicate that began its activities in and around Grahamstown from 2011.

At least 411 cattle are suspected to have been stolen by this stock-theft gang with estimated value of R6 165 000,00.

She was arrested with a 29-year-old male, who is also behind bars since 27 May 2020. The 29-year-old is suspected to have been responsible for all transport logistics for the stolen stock.

The suspects appeared in the Qumbu Magistrates’ Court and the case has been remanded to 5 June 2020 for bail hearing.

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