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COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS LEAD TO THE ARREST AND APPEARANCE OF TWO SUSPECTS IN COURT FOR POSSESSION OF SUSPECTED STOLEN PROPERTY: POTCHEFSTROOM
2023/10/11      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel A Funani   |   Province:  North West

POTCHEFSTROOM: 10 October 2023 - Collaboration between the community and the police landed two suspects in custody after being found with suspected stolen property at their shop in Klerksdorp on Monday, 9 October 2023. According to information, Klerksdorp police followed up on information about government printing papers, which were seen at a certain store in Klerksdorp. A search was conducted at the identified store where the said papers were found. Johannes Petrus Engelbrecht (39) and George Daniel Shalala (52), who are alleged to be the managers, were arrested after failing to account.   

They both appeared before the Klerksdorp Magistrates’ Court today and were granted R2000.00 bail each. They will appear again before the same court on Thursday, 23 November 2023. Investigation into the matter continues.

The Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sello Kwena, applauded members of the community for collaborating with the police to ensure the arrest.