Two Locals arrested for Hijacking a truck with appliances

Two suspects who were travelling in a hijacked truck carrying cargo worth R1 million have been arrested by Cape Town Police. The arrest follows a tip off that the vehicle was travelling from Strand on Monday

The members involved in the operation pursued information pertaining to a truck with cargo that was hijacked in Bishop Lavis, travelling from Strand in the direction of Paarl. The members followed the truck until it stopped in Northern Paarl. The members descended on the truck as well as a Renault Sandero that was escorting the truck and searched the occupants as well as the cargo loaded on the truck.

SAPS Spokesperson Joseph Swaartbooi confirmed that two suspects were apprehended and detained on charges of Stolen property

Once charged the suspects are expected to make a court appearance in the Paarl Magistrate court.


Picture by WC SAPS

 Done by Lizeka Tsotetsi


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