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Stolen items worth R500 000 recovered in Cradock

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Four suspects were arrested and items worth R500 000 were recovered.
Four suspects were arrested and items worth R500 000 were recovered.
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Intelligence-led information resulted in the speedy arrest of four suspects and the recovery of suspected stolen goods conducted by a multi-disciplinary team on January 22 in Cradock. 

According to police spokesperson, Captain Namhla Mdleleni, it is alleged that on the mentioned date, information was received of suspects that were possibly involved in a business robbery in Qonce, were spotted in Cradock.

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At least two firearms were also confiscated.

She said the team comprising of Komani K9 unit, a private security company and the Community Policing Forum members spotted the vehicle and immediately stopped it.

“Upon searching it, several cell phones, jewellery, laptops, and batteries to the value of R500 000 were recovered,” said Mdleleni.

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The businesses robbery allegedly occurred in Qonce while the suspects were spotted and arrested in Cradock.

She further said two firearms were also confiscated. 

“The four suspects aged between 28 and 38 years were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and suspected stolen property. They appeared in the Cradock Magistrate's Court and are remanded in custody,” said Mdleleni.

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