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Two men in court for tampering with essential infrastructure
2022/01/12

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal

DURBAN – On 10 January 2022 at 23:25, police officers from Nottingham Road SAPS were conducting patrols on Curry's Post Road when they noticed a suspicious vehicle next to the Transnet pipe line.

The police officers requested for backup and police officers from the Highway Patrol together with private security officers immediately responded. It was established that the suspects had tampered with the Transnet pipeline and a valve was forced open. Two suspects aged 31 and 33 were placed under arrest for damaging and tampering with essential infrastructure.

The suspect's firearm and a vehicle was seized by police for further investigation. The suspects are appearing in the Howick Magistrates Court today.

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