Four arrested after spate of construction site robberies

South African Police Service

Four arrested after spate of construction site robberies
Four arrested after spate of construction site robberies

An Operation between Crime Intelligence and Zamdela Trio task team led to the arrest of four suspects from Katlehong, Gauteng Province for possession of suspected stolen property.

On Thursday 29 November 2018, at about 04:30, CIG and Trio task team conducted a tracing Operation at Katlehong. Zamdela Cluster has been experiencing a number of business robberies at construction sites were the security guards were tied up and suspects would steal property from the construction site.

The four suspects aged between 23 and 35 years were arrested for being in possession of suspected stolen property which were linked to previous business robbery cases which were reported in the past few months. The recovered items are worth +-R60 000, some of the items recovered are solar panels, tool boxes, scales and fire extinguishers. Investigation into this case still continues.

The suspects will appear at the Sasolburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 3 December 2018 for possession of stolen property.

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