Saturday, 01 June 2019
Steynsrus: Residents went on rampage and blocked the R76 road with burning tyres and stones, three trucks were stopped by forced and set alight and one had frozen chickens that were looted.
Nine suspects were arrested and appeared in the Steynsrus Magistrate, where bail was denied. There are two suspects on the run, Sabata and Kone Maya and anyone who might know their whereabouts, must contact the local Police Station.
On the 11 April 2019, a group of residents from Matloangtloang attacked three trucks and set them alight and one of them was loading frozen chickens which were looted. One of the drivers sustained minor injuries. Vehicles passing were thrown with stones causing a lot of damages to three cars which were pelted with stones.
Estimated damages caused on three trucks and three vehicles, amounts to more than R6 million rands. These cases are been investigated by Detective Sergeant Masehle Matla of the Executive Structure in Kroonstad Cluster.
There are two suspects on the run, a male person known as Sabata and Kone Maya who are both residents of Matloangtloang, Steynsrus.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of these two wanted people, must contact Detective Sergeant Masehle Matla of Executive Structure at cellphone number 073 200 0996.