Stock theft: 28 suspects held

2013-04-25 00:00

POLICE have warned livestock owners who fail to brand their animals that they are liable to be charged, after 28 people throughout KwaZulu-Natal were arrested for stock theft.

Spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said 115 cattle valued at more than R9 million were recovered.

Ixopo, Muden, Msinga and Eshowe were among the areas targeted in the operation.

Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu assured farmers that the masterminds of the syndicates involved would be caught.

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