Sunday, 30 January 2022

Ficksburg: The Welkom Public Order Police have arrested three undocumented persons in Meqheleng; near Ficksburg, during a stop and search on Friday; 28 January 2022, near the local tarven.

It is alleged that they have crossed into the country without documents. Three of them are charged with illegal immigration and the matter will also be brought to the attention of the Department of Home Affairs, Immigration Unit.

They are expected to appear before the Ficksburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday; 31 January 2022.

Meanwhile, two other people were stopped and found in possession of suspected stolen property.

At about 23:50, the team noticed two suspects carrying kitchen appliances. The two were stopped and asked about the property they were possessing especially at that time of the night, both of them could not give a clear explanation.

It was established that they have broken into a home at Zone 8. Their intention was to go and sell the items. They took the police to the house at Zone 8n in Meqheleng, where the housebreaking occurred.

The two suspects were arrested and are expected to appear before the Ficksburg Magistrates’ court on Monday; 31 January 2022, facing charges of possession of suspected stolen property.