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2023/09/06      |  Written By:  Colonel D Mdhluli   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

Nelspruit: 05 September 2023  - The police in the Mpumalanga Province continue to work hard in the fight against crime, including theft of motor vehicles. As a result, two suspects were arrested by members of the Police from Morgenzone after being found in possession of suspected stolen motor vehicle, a Toyota Corolla. The two were arrested on Monday morning, 04 September 2023.

According to a report, police were on the lookout after receiving some information regarding a vehicle that was reported stolen in Mzinoni. Further details indicated that the vehicle was seen in the area of Morgenzone and the details thereof were followed. It was during this time when the vehicle was spotted then the two males, Lindokuhle Msibi (27) and Njambulo Sibande (29) were apprehended as well as charged for possession of suspected stolen motor vehicle.

The two had appeared at the Morgenzone Periodical Court today, Tuesday 05 September 2023 facing the said charges. The matter was postponed to 12 September 2023 where they are expected to make a formal bail application meanwhile they remained in custody.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has welcomed the arrest of the two suspects as well as the recovery of the vehicle that was reported stolen. The General further emphasized that Police will remain unwavering in their commitment to tackle crime head-on.