Arrest for perjury

2016-05-24 06:00

Good investigation by Constable Cheslin Brink at Kirstenhof detective branch led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Capricorn resident for perjury.

The suspect, who is employed at a car wash in Bergvliet, registered a case of attempted theft of motor vehicle on Wednesday 11 May.

According to the statement a client’s vehicle that had been washed, was parked on the premises. The suspect alleged he saw a man get into the vehicle and flee the scene. He then gave chase and the vehicle crashed into the wall as it drove out of the yard. The driver then jumped out and fled the scene on foot.

The detective studied video footage and things didn’t add up. Further interrogation by the detective led to a confession by the suspect, who was charged with perjury.

On Saturday 14 May, just after 18:00, two suspects entered the Liquor City store in the Main Road Norfolk Park.

One of the suspects pointed a firearm at the teller and took the cash that was in the till. The second suspect filled a bag with alcohol and cigarettes. The total value of the items taken caomes to R7000. No shots were fired and no-one was injured. A case of business robbery was opened for investigation.

V Anyone who has any information regarding can contact the Sergeant Mbongeni Nomala on 021 702 8900.

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