John Taolo Gaetsewe Cluster Trio Task Team bust syndicate with suspected stolen vehicles

Three men aged 25, 27 and 30 were apprehended yesterday, 05 March 2019 in Seoding village near Kuruman. The arrest of the three emanated from a lengthy man-hunt and investigation into several unsolved cases in the John Taolo Gaetsewe Cluster for the past two years. Cases including house robbery, business burglary, car hijacking and robbery.

Among the arrested suspects, a 30-year-old, has been identified as a traffic officer at the Gasegonyana municipality in Kuruman. One of the vehicle confiscated, was found on his premises.

Police confiscated three vehicles, a South African Police reflector jacket, ammunition of different calibres of firearm, blue light and a tool box which was reported to have been stolen during a carjacking and robbery near Kathu. All three vehicle were fitted with false registration number plates and the original registration number plates were removed.

We appeal to any person who could have been a victim in relation to cases of robbery, house robbery, house burglary and car hijacking, where blue lights were used to impersonate police officers or traffic officers to come forward. Captain Mabena can be contacted on 063 6911 089 / 087 6301 002.

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