Saturday, 13 November 2021

Brandfort: A road block led by Lieutenant Colonel; Taole Zengele, Brandfort Station Commander, was held between Brandfort and Glen; on the R30 road. Members involved were from Brandfort SAPS, Theunissen SAPS and Provincial Traffic Department.

The focus of the road block was to enforce the law on unroadworthy vehicles, unlicensed firearms, stock theft, stolen properties and illegal immigrants.

On the 12 November 2021, Sergeant Padi Lukas Motaung was part of the road block when he stopped a silver grey Toyota Hilux double cab with GP registration numbers.

The vehicle was searched and a roll of copper cable, covered with a blanket at the rear seat, was found. Another copper cable was found in the back of the bakkie.

The driver could not give reasons or provide documents to be in possession of this large quantity of copper cable. A 59 year old man was arrested for possession of suspected stolen copper cable.

He will appear on the 15 November 2021 in the Brandfort Magistrate Court.