Wadeville hijacked truck tracked down by owner in Katlehong, 3 arrested

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Wadeville hijacked truck tracked down by owner in Katlehong, 3 arrested
Wadeville hijacked truck down tracked by owner in Katlehong, 3 arrested

Police received a call from the owner of the truck that he had tracked down in Moleleki ext 4 in Katlehong. Police immediately drove to the given address. On arrival, a big trailer was found with three African males busy offloading the goods from the truck.

The suspects aged 28, 36, and 46 were all arrested on the spot. According to the truck owner, the truck was loaded with more than sixty pallets of washing powder to the value estimated to more than five hundred thousand rand (R500 000).

Further investigation revealed that the horse and trailer truck was hijacked on the night of 19 August 2020, at a Wadeville Factory. Suspects arrested will be charged with unlawful possession of hijacked truck and the stolen goods.

Katlehong Station Commander Brigadier Albertina Vesi applaud the quick respond by the Crime Prevention members. She appreciate the effort made by the members to give not even a space for the suspects to escape. She further request Katlehong Communities to work together with the police by reporting any criminal activities occurring at their presents.

Three suspects are expected to appear in Palm Ridge Court soon. Investigation in this case continues.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service