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Sheep stolen to pay lobola

2011-10-24 14:11

Mthatha - Seven men have been arrested for stealing sheep in Mount Ayliff, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

The men, aged between 18 and 30, were arrested on Sunday afternoon for stealing 30 sheep to pay lobola, said Captain Mlungisi Matidane.

Matidane said the animals were being kept at the municipal pound.

The men would appear in the Mount Ayliff Magistrate's Court on Monday on charges of stock theft.

Comments
  • Jacques - 2011-10-24 14:29

    Must have been for an Australian bride... her father would have LOVED them!

      Rosie - 2012-02-12 15:51

      Are Farmers so dishonest in Australia that you can say that?

  • Rosie - 2012-02-12 15:49

    Eish! I hope she dumped him because he will steal her family bankrot. It just show how far men will go to impress people. Stealing in the name of "LOVE":Sjoe, i wonder how good does he feel about him know. Everybody has got a joke around her now. Hang in girl you will find a man that do not pretend.

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