Bulwer farmer loses 71 sheep to rustlers

2011-09-05 00:00

A RESIDENT of kwaPhini near Bulwer lost 71 sheep to thieves on August 23, police reported at the weekend.

Khabunala Mthembu woke up in the middle of the night after hearing movements outside and found his sheep wandering in the yard.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Joey Jeevan said Mthembu herded the sheep back into the kraal and went to sleep.

The next day he found his kraal gate open with 71 sheep missing.

Anyone with information is urged to call investigating officer Warrant Officer Ernest Ngeleka of the Loteni livestock unit at 033 701 1178 or 073 882 6651.

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