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PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER WELCOMES THE ARREST OF A MAN FOUND WITH SUSPECTED STOLEN MOTORBIKE PARTS: NELSPRUIT
2021/09/16      |  Written By:  Colonel D Mdhluli   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

Nelspruit: 16 September 2021 - The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has welcomed the arrest of a man with suspected stolen motorbike parts. The male suspect, aged 41 was arrested on the N4 Road near Kaapmuiden in the evening of Saturday, 11 September 2021 by SAPS members from Nelspruit Flying Squad through information provided by officials from Car Track Company. The suspect is due to appear before the Low's Creek Periodical Court today, 13 September 2021 on related charges. 

According to the report, the SAPS members conducted an operation on N4 Road after they received information about a Toyota Quantum which was reportedly towing a trailer with stolen properties inside. The astute members spotted the vehicle which matched the description as provided. The vehicle, with one occupant was then stopped and after searching, police discovered motorbike parts inside the trailer. The parts were tested and the report indicated that they (parts) are subject to police investigation for cases of theft of motorbikes opened at various police stations in Gauteng and North-West Province respectively.

The man was then arrested and charged for possession of suspected stolen property. The police cannot rule out the possibility of linking the man to other cases relating to the recovered items.

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The stolen motorbike parts.
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The man was then arrested and charged for possession of suspected stolen property.