Thieves steal ex-top cop's whisky

2013-04-28 11:42
Bheki Cele Picture: Craig Nieuwenhuizen

Bheki Cele Picture: Craig Nieuwenhuizen

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Durban - Thieves broke into the garage of former national police commissioner Bheki Cele's Durban home and stole whisky, the Sunday Tribune reported.

The criminals tried to get into his Umhlanga home through a window on Friday night, but failed. They then broke into the garage and got into the cars.

They drank a bottle of expensive whisky found in one of the cars, and stole valuables and two other bottles of whisky valued at R1000 each.

"Our community is under siege, there is no doubt about that. What pains me is that I could do something if I was still on the force," Cele was quoted as saying by the Sunday Tribune.

He and his family were asleep in the home at the time.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Vincent Mdunge confirmed the break-in. No arrests had been made.

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