MOGANYAKA – Police in Groblersdal have recovered two stolen earthmoving machines in the form of TLBs in Moganyaka village outside Marble Hall and another in Gauteng province.
According to police the two earthmoving machines worth R2 million were stolen from the owner without him noticing.
Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, Limpopo Provincial Spokesperson, said it was alleged that on 12 May 2018 at Schoeman Farm in the Groblersdal policing precinct, police received information on the whereabouts of the TLBs and acted swiftly with investigations from which a team of investigators were led to Moganyaka village outside Marble Hall where one of the earthmoving machine was found hidden in a yard.
Mojapelo said there was no one at the vicinity where the machine was found. No arrests were made. The owner of the machine, who was in Alberton at the time of the recovery, was notified about the found stolen property.
“Further investigations led the team to Gauteng province where the second machine was found but the suspects ran away,” added Mojapelo.
He further said the machines were kept at the police station for further police investigations.
Limpopo Provincial Police Commissioner, General Nneke Ledwaba, thanked members of the community for providing police with information and the team of investigators for the splendid job of recovering the stolen properties.
Police investigations are continuing.