Monday, 31 January 2022
Qwa-Qwa: The Anti-stock theft community and two police officials, have successfully recovered 151 suspected stolen livestock at Matsieng; Qwa-Qwa, on top of the mountain. The livestock is believed to have been stolen from KwaZulu-Natal.
On the 30th January 2022, the Anti-stock theft community members received information with regard to suspected stolen livestock at Matsieng mountain; in Qwaqwa. They informed the Rural Coordinators, Sergeant Ncamane at Makwane police station, who called for backup at Namahadi police station, Constable Bucibo joined to assist.
The team went to the aforementioned mountain where they found 151 livestock. It was 117 sheep, eight (8) cattle and 26 goats. It is suspected that the livestock was stolen from KwaZulu-Natal and left there as a cool off place.
An inquiry has been opened with regard to the livestock and investigations are continuing.