3 Slaughtered cows, meat cutter stolen from butchery recovered, Mogwase

South African Police Service

3 Slaughtered cows, meat cutter stolen from butchery recovered, Mogwase
3 Slaughtered cows, meat cutter stolen from butchery recovered, Mogwase. Photo: SAPS

In Mogwase, close to Rustenburg, an intelligence driven operation by a multi-disciplinary disciplinary team consisting of Detectives from the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) and numerous police Units in Rustenburg, resulted in a search of two houses on Saturday, 9 April 2022.

Subsequently, two suspects aged 30 and 43, were arrested and a stolen meat cutter machine (stolen in February 2022 from a local butchery) as well as a rifle and three slaughtered cows were seized.

The suspects are expected to appear before the Mogwase Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 11 April 2022, for possession of suspected stolen property, possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and the negligent handling of a firearm.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service