Foursome arrested for driving around in hijacked car


Patrolling Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) Tsakane Precinct Officers apprehended four suspects where a reported hijacked/robbed motor vehicle, was recovered.

On Thursday afternoon, December 3, on Modjadji street, officers were called by a couple who reported that the charcoal Toyota sedan, belonging to one of their relative was recently stolen.

“Without any hesitation, the EMPD members responded promptly and the suspicious vehicle, was surrounded. Two males and two female occupants between the ages of 25 and 37 were handcuffed,” said spokesperson Kobeli Mokheseng.

Officers discovered that the number plates displayed, do not correspond with the license disk.

They further uncovered that the Toyota was reported stolen from a lady driver, sometime last month in Elsburg.

“The foursome are facing charges of, possession of robbed/stolen motor vehicle, were walked to the nearby Tsakane police station. The recovered sedan, was impounded to Van Ryn’s Deep (police yard) in Benoni, for safe keeping.

The arrested quartet, are expected to appear in the Tsakane Magistrate’s Court soon.

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