Wanted car-theft suspects caught

2016-11-10 06:00
Community Emergency Response Team members and the police interrogating the suspects in a red BMW at the scene in Brake Village. Photo: supplied

Community Emergency Response Team members and the police interrogating the suspects in a red BMW at the scene in Brake Village. Photo: supplied

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

TWO suspects, aged 32 and 34, were arrested in Tongaat and found in possession of tools used to break into cars, and an invalid driver’s licence in Brake Village, Tongaat on 5 November. The two suspects were wanted for an attempted car theft in Umdloti.

Chairperson of the Community Emergency Response Team (Cert) Nazir Sadack, an organisation that works with the police, said they received information from sources about a driver of red BMW wanted for attempted car theft.

“The information was circulated through our members and a car that matched the description of the suspect’s vehicle was spotted on South Beach Road. Our members kept observation and followed the vehicle towards Ballito. We then notified Marshal Security in Ballito and the police. Once the driver noticed he was being followed he drove to the N2 south.”

A high-speed chase ensued towards the off-ramp of the Tongaat toll plaza. The Tongaat police joined in the chase and the car was intercepted at Brake Village. The suspects were then arrested.

Tongaat SAPS spokesperson Officer Manisha Maharaj-Marie said: “The suspects were charged with reckless and negligent driving, fraud and for being in possession of car-breaking implements,” she said.

The suspects are expected to appear at the Verulam Magistrate’s court soon.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Partner Content
How data is changing investments

Technological disruption is rife in many spheres of business and given the quantity of data available, it’s no surprise that the way in which asset managers work is also changing fast.

Behind the sparkle

Alluring, beautiful and timeless - diamonds are some of the most sought after gems in the world and are a true testament of everlasting brilliance. Let us take you behind the sparkle to show you the history behind this coveted jewel.

/News
 

Play with your pet when you're not at home

Many pets are alone at home during the week while their owners are at work. So what do these animals get up to while they’re home alone?

 
 

Paws

How to get rid of fleas
12 Cool cat facts
Chocolate can be fatal for dogs
Spider-man star's adorable relationship with his dog
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.