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Combined successful stock theft operation continues

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Eastern Cape


MOUNT FLETCHER -The combined stock theft operations held in the area continues to yield positive results as another (13) thirteen suspected stolen cattle and (24) twenty four suspected goats were recovered in the Sulenkama area.

A combined, intelligence driven operation including the stock theft units of Maluti,  Qumbu  and KatKop members from visible policing were conducted on Tuesday  the 15   November 2021  between 08:30  and 15 :00.

The team of members then proceeded to Sulenkama locality following up on positive   information on suspected stolen cattle and goats.

The information was accurate and the (13) thirteen suspected stolen cattle were recovered as they were hidden inside the yard of an old homestead.

On further investigation it was revealed that there were also suspected stolen goats that were hidden inside a hut.

As this information was also followed up the (24) goats were also found in the old hut.

There is no arrest at this stage but the investigation continues.

The cattle and goats were taken to Sulenkama stock pound for safe keeping.

If any person have information to assist the SAPS  with regard to the investigation or might identify the stolen stock they can contact Capt Mochawa the Commander at the Maluti Stock Theft Unit on 072 580 24 96.


The acting District Commissioner Brig Rudolph Adolph commended the stock theft units in joining forces. The team work made the successful recovery of the stolen stock possible. Thank you to the community for providing positive information that prevented the possibly selling of the stolen stock.



Capt Ursula Roelofse
082 7797109



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