Rustenburg stock theft, 25 goats recovered, Hekpoort

South African Police Service

Rustenburg stock theft, 25 goats recovered, Hekpoort
Rustenburg stock theft, 25 goats recovered, Hekpoort

Vigilant members of SAPS Hekpoort arrested a 31-year-old man on Monday, 8 November 2021, who faces a charge of stock theft.

According to a preliminary report the SAPS members were conducting a routine stop-and-search in the area and pulled over a white bakkie loaded with goats.

Further investigation revealed that the goats belong to a farmer from Rustenburg who reported a case of stock theft earlier at SAPS Rustenburg.

The driver of the bakkie was then subsequently arrested and the 25 goats recovered.

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