four suspects were caught red-handed stealing diesel from a truck
Four suspects were caught stealing diesel from a truck in Parow in the early hours of this morning. City Traffic Officers said that they are among at least 213 suspects arrested by the City’s Traffic and Law Enforcement Departments in the past week
The mayoral committee member for safety and security, Alderman JP Smith said that the suspects were caught red handed, while the truck driver was asleep in the vehicle. He said the suspects had siphoned off approximately 125 litres of diesel by the time traffic officers arrived.
Police confiscated a large number of drums and pipes used to extract diesel and the suspects vehicle with no number plate, was impounded. The suspects, aged from 26 to 39, were arrested and taken to Parow police station where they are being held.
by Everngelista Muza