Cop appears over hijacked vehicles

2015-02-14 06:15
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Johannesburg - A policeman who handed himself in after three suspected hijacked vehicles were found at his house appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday.

The case against Lieutenant Colonel Prince Derby was postponed until Tuesday, when he was expected to bring a formal bail application, said spokesperson Katlego Mogale.

Mogale said a signal led the provincial flying squad team to Derby's house in Eldorado Park, where they found a Volkswagen Golf 6 and two Volkswagen Polos.

He handed himself over to the Hillbrow police three days later, on Wednesday.

Mogale said the Golf 6 had been dismantled.

It was reported hijacked in Dawn Park, on the East Rand, last month. The Polos' chassis numbers had been tampered with, he said.


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