Tip-off: SPCA finds stolen livestock

2008-08-22 00:00

THE SPCA yesterday rescued two horses and two donkeys in the Edendale area following a tip-off from community members.

It is alleged that all four animals were stolen.

The animals were to be kept by the SPCA, which was yesterday waiting for the Stock Theft Unit to come and take them and to try and locate the animals' rightful owners.

According to Daniel Stewart, an inspector at the SPCA, the animals showed signs that they had been treated badly. One horse was sent to a veterinarian yesterday as it was too weak to stand.

Sboniso Majola, an Edendale ward councillor, said he was very disappointed at the Stock Theft Unit's slow response, adding that the culprits needed to be apprehended immediately. - WR.

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