Tip-off from community members leads to arrest of TRIO crime syndicate

MARBLE HALL – Following a tip-off from members of the community about a planned burglary business which was to take place at a shop in Marble Hall area, police arrested five suspects aged between 32 and 42 on Friday 08 June 2018.

According to police, a blue Bosch grinder, five grinder blades, house breaking equipments, cash amount of money believed to have been stolen from the shop were recovered during the arrests.

Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, said the suspects were arrested while busy grinding the safe containing money inside the shop.

Ngoepe said the operation was on the ground conducting observations until the early hours of the morning when the suspects were arrested.

“The Tactical Intelligence driven Joint Operation composed of the Crime Intelligence Unit, Marble Hall police, Lezmin Security, Loskop Alarms and Marble Hall Police Reserve Force was activated after receiving a tip-off from members of the community about the burglary business which was going to happen at one of the shops in and around the Marble Hall policing area,” explained Ngoepe.

South African Police Service (Saps) Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Jan Scheepers has applauded all the police units and external role players who participated in the operation.

Scheepers said Saps in the province was determined to deal with all crime categories, especially TRIO crimes and requested members of the community to continue supporting police through partnership policing with quality and reliable information.

The arrested suspects, Collen Malau (39), Jafta Ntuli (34), Amos Matenchi (42), Sipho Mampuru (39) and Tshepo Mahlaela (32) appeared before the Groblersdal Magistrates Court on Monday, 11 June 2018 for business burglary and were denied bail.

Their matter was postponed to Friday 15 June 2018 for formal bail application.

 

Thapelo Motseo

COMPANY BACKGROUND Sekhukhune Times was founded in 2015 for the purpose of providing Sekhukhune community and businesses with quality news. The business is operated within the Sekhukhune district municipality which consist of four municipality namely Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality, Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality . Sekhukhune Times help the readers to become aware of their surroundings from social life, to the news happening in the community and also not forgetting what’s happening on the outside world’ it brings you all the news in a convenient and simple language that community can understand and It is released every Thursday and distributed through various mine, shops, , pubiic institutions and in schools. Complimentary copies are distributed to advertisers. The publication is also available online www.sekhukhunetimes.co.za Sekhukhune Times bring you all the news you need to know about the community, events coming up, speeches and also some tips on surviving student life as well as anything which you feel could be beneficial to students voicing out their opinions. MISSION . To became a cross border publication that will link young people from all corners of the world. . To became a source of information to the youth and community in general. .To became a tool for businesses big and small to market their products. .To serve as a communication tool for businesses, government, school and communities in general. .To offer jobs to young people and thus participate in eradicating unemployment, which is a major contributor to increase in crime, AIDS and poverty in our communities. .Provide auxiliary services such as printing, layout and design and photography for other institutions. . Sekhukhune Times is committed to providing the client with a quality product at competitive price within schedule. . At all time we will address and service the customers, requirements, comply with specifications, standards and technical requirements, act ethically and with dignity

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com