The Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) have recovered two stolen vehicles in Mabopane. According to the Tshwane Metro Police Communication Unit, The first vehicle recovered is a white Toyota Etios which was reported hijacked in Rustenburg at the intersection of Molefe Makinta Highway and Peter Magano Road in Mabopane and a suspect was arrested. The second vehicle, a maroon Polo Vivo, was recovered next to a tavern in Peter Magano Road in Mabopane and two suspects on the spot.
It was later discovered that the suspects were wanted for a case of armed robbery in Pretoria Central as well as attempted murder, and the same vehicle was used in the commission of these crimes and one firearm was also discovered.
On a separate event, a joint operation that was conducted on 13 June 2022 by TMPD and other law enforcement agencies has led to 17 buses being impounded, seven illegal immigrants being arrested, and 180 fines being issued for various traffic offences..
All these suspects are expected to appear in court soon.
By: Mamsi Nkosi