THE SWIFT RESPONSE BY THE POLICE THROUGH INTELLIGENCE GATHERED YIELDS SUCCESS OF SEVEN ARREST

THE SWIFT RESPONSE BY THE POLICE THROUGH INTELLIGENCE GATHERED YIELDS SUCCESS OF SEVEN ARREST

POLOKWANE :The South African Police Service in Modimolle through intelligence driven operations have arrested seven male suspects aged between 23 and 61 for Burglaries and Theft on Thursday 06 July 2023.

The police received an intelligence information from a contact person who have witnessed the two incidents of burglaries at residential premises and theft of motor vehicles at Donkerpoort farm in Modimolle.

Members of Modimolle Crime Intelligence and Detective Unit operationalized the information received that led them to Mookgophong Extention 3 where four suspects, Zimbabwean nationals aged 23, 28, 38 and 39 years were arrested after being found in possession of the goods reported stolen from Donkerpoort farm. The goods recovered at Mookgophong Extention 3 amongst others are a 1xTrailer, 1x Honda motorcycle, 1x Plasma TV set, 1x Toshiba laptop, 6x Tyres, 2x Air Compressers, 2x Power generators, 1x homelite, 1x Welding machine, 1x Matress, Beddings, 1x Electrical extention cable, Garden equipment and tools.

The operation was extended to Mookgophong Extention 2 subsequently a 49-year-old South African Citizen male suspect was arrested in connection with the burglaries and theft.

The vehicle a silver Toyota Camry that is believed to have been used in the commission of the crime has been confiscated for further investigations.

In addition to this incident two South African citizens male suspects aged 28 and 61 were arrested on Thursday 06 July 2023 in possession of suspected stolen goods in Mokopane during a Stop and Search Operation ultimately the goods were positively linked with the burglaries and theft occurred at Donkerpoort farm in Modimolle.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in LImpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe hailed the teams involved in the investigation that led to the arrest and recovery of stolen goods.

The seven arrested suspects are expected to appear before Modimolle Magistrate’s Court on Monday 10 July 2023 facing charges of possession of suspected stolen goods, burglary residential and theft of motor vehicle.

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