Ventersburg: Members of Ventersburg SAPS arrested two male suspects aged 31 & 36, for possession of suspected stolen property in the early hours of the morning, Friday, 03 November 2017.
Members were busy with the normal high-way patrols, when they spotted a suspicious bakkie on the N1 between the Ventersburg and Kroonstad road. The driver was requested to pull over and the bakkie was searched. Thirty Six (36) tower batteries with an estimated street value of R15 000 each, to the tune of R540 000, were discovered in the bakkie. The Toyota bakkie that was used by the suspects as well as equipment suspected to have been used in the commission of the crime, was confiscated.
The two suspects appeared at the Ventersburg Magistrate Court on Monday 6 November 2017.