Four arrested in Khayelitsha with hijacked truck’s cargo


Eager to apprehend those responsible for receiving the looting of a hijacked truck, members of Khayelitsha SAPS conducted a thorough search of an area, which resulted in the arrest of four suspects.

“50 flat screen television sets were also recovered,” police said.

“Our members in Khayelitsha responded to a report that a truck which was hijacked in Mannenberg earlier in the day on Tuesday was seen in R-Block Khayelitsha.”

Hijacked truck’s cargo recovered in Khayelitsha

The truck was located and found empty at the time of arrival.

“A search operation was conducted in the area and 50 flat screens television sets were recovered at residences in the area,” police said.

“Four suspects – aged 20, 25, 27 and 40 years, were arrested and are expected to make a court appearance once they have been charged with the possession of stolen property.”

The circumstances surrounding the matter are being investigated and more television set are being sought.

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