Sunday, 18 July 2021
Thaba-Nchu: On Thursday; 15 July 2021, a farmer from Ngakantsi Spoort in Selosesha, found that 20 of his cattle were stolen. A case of stock theft was opened for investigation.
Park Road Stock Theft unit along with Selosesha Crime Intelligence unit managed to recover eleven cattle abandoned at a grazing camp on Friday; 16 July 2021. Nine are still missing and investigation continues.
In another separate incident; the two units were looking for a white Nissan bakkie with a trailer suspected to have been used in transporting suspected stolen stock. Police spotted the said bakkie around town in Thaba Nchu on Friday; 16 July 2021.
Upon interrogating the two occupants aged 39 and 43 years respectively, they led the police to a plot in Bloemspruit. Upon arrival, police found six cattle. Police circulated the brand marks and discovered that they belong to a farmer in Selosesha area.
He was contacted and he confirmed to police that six of his cattle were allegedly stolen from a kraal last night. The two suspects were apprehended for stock theft. They are expected to appear before the Thaba Nchu Magistrate Court soon. A white Nissan NP300 Hardbody valued at R85 000.00 was confiscated.