A 28-twelve months-broken-down man is determined to originate an look in the Tembisa Magistrates Court docket on Thursday, 17 June 2021. This after he became once found in possession of body parts of cars that were stolen in the direction of the province.
“Intelligence driven files resulted in the arrest of a suspect who became once found with engines and body parts of autos that were reported stolen. The car parts to the estimated price of R800 000 were recovered at a cut shop in Tembisa on Tuesday 15 June 2021,” mentioned South African Police Provider (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo.
In line with police, they’d bought a tip off about premises which were allegedly being broken-down as a that you just’ll want to well deem of cut shop in the Tembisa space. Recordsdata claimed that parts of stolen and hijacked autos were being saved there. They then sprang into action – a multi-disciplinary operation became once conducted and a team pounced on the put, then searched and seized the space.
“For the duration of the quest, police recovered parts that entails engines and body parts of Nissans, Kia, Toyota Hilux and Isuzu bakkie that were reported stolen in Bedfordview, Edenvale, Alexandra, Ivory Park, Olievenhoutbosch, Welbekend and Johannesburg Central”
Gauteng Police spokesperson, Captain Mavela Masondo
Gauteng police welcomes recoveries of stolen auto parts
Gauteng police management welcomed these recoveries and recommended the team that worked tirelessly to ensure that police in Gauteng continue to disrupt the market for stolen and/or hijacked autos.
It isn’t sure if the accused is section of a community, alternatively the matter is nonetheless below investigation. Support in Could presumably well additionally simply 2021, two Durban companies were fined after pleading guilty to receiving stolen goods and failing to register as a motor car builder.
The Durban Regional Court docket sentenced them to a collective comely of R150 000.
“The court fined them R280 000 comely, half of of which became once suspended for the two counts of receiving stolen property and R10 000 for failing to register as motor car builder, thus leading to the effective comely of R150 000,” the National Prosecuting Authority’s Natasha Kara mentioned.