Man arrested for stolen church equipment in M/Plain

Metro Police Officers arrested a 33-year-old man in Lentegeur, Mitchell’s Plain, for being in possession of suspected stolen property on Tuesday.

Spokesperson, Ruth Solomons said officers were on their way to work at approximately 04:50, when they saw a suspicious man carrying two black cases.

‘’When the suspect was approached, he started running, but after a short chase, he was apprehended. The officers confiscated three cordless mics, three receivers, an Acer projector, three remote controls and a Lenovo laptop with all the cables.

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‘’On further investigation, the officers learned that the suspect had stolen the equipment at a church and knew where the caretaker stayed. The caretaker confirmed that the equipment belong to the church,’’ she added.

Charges of burglary and theft will be opened by the caretaker.


By: Lizeka Tsotetsi


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