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TWO MEN NABBED WITH A STOLEN TAXI: DURBAN
2021/01/11      |  Written By:  Captain N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 8 January 2021 – On 6 January 2021, Durban Central police arrested two suspects aged 18 and 20 after they were caught with a stolen vehicle. The suspects are appearing before the Durban Magistrates Court today.

The Durban Central police members reacted to information about a stolen vehicle, which was being chased from Chatsworth and was headed towards Durban. The vehicle was spotted travelling along Argyle Road and joining Umngeni Road. The police officers pursued the vehicle and managed to intercept it along Umngeni Road.

Two suspects were found inside the Toyota Quantum, which had been stolen an hour ago from the Chatsworth Taxi rank. They were placed under arrest and charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. The suspects will also be charged to a case of theft of vehicle opened in Chatsworth. They will also be profiled to check if they are linked to other cases reported in Chatsworth and surrounding areas.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula welcomed the arrest of the suspects.