Car theft: ex vip cop faces charge

2015-03-17 00:00

AN ex-VIP police officer is appearing in court today after he allegedly stole a Toyota Cressida from Wartburg Spar parking lot on Saturday afternoon.

The suspect (33) was arrested yesterday by the Wartburg Task Team, after the stolen vehicle was spotted by Harburg police officers.

According to police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane, the incident occurred on Saturday, March 14 at about 4.25 pm

The victim, Thulani Dlamini, had parked his Toyota Cressida at the Wartburg Spar parking lot, and left his car unlocked with the key inside the vehicle for a quick chat with a colleague.

Dlamini returned five minutes later to find his car gone.

A case of theft of a motor vehicle was opened at Wartburg police station.

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