Seriti mine employee arrested with R100k of stolen property, Standerton

South African Police Service

Seriti mine employee arrested with R100k of stolen property, Standerton
Seriti mine employee arrested with R100k of stolen property, Standerton

The Provincial Commissioner of SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has applauded the members for the arrest of a mine employee.

Today a 51-year-old mine employee was arrested for possession of stolen property and theft.

The arrested suspect, who is an employee of Seriti Mine, was arrested by a team of Standerton Detectives and Mine Investigators for possession of stolen property worth R100, 000.00.

According to the information, a Seriti mine Manager noticed that property, belonging to the mine and which were kept in a store room and in offices, kept on disappearing.

He instituted an internal investigation and reported the matter to the Police. A team of Standerton Detectives followed up the matter and on Monday, 24 January 2022, members executed a search warrant at the house of the identified suspect.

Various items, reportedly stolen from the mine, were recovered.

The suspect will appear in court on 25 January 2022.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service