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South Africa: Truck drivers arrested with suspected stolen diesel

Diesel31 January 2915, Pretoria – South Africa’s Kimberley police pounced on three men and charge them for possession of suspected stolen diesel to the value of R27000-00.

“Suspects aged 57, 46 and 36 were arrested at about 22:30 on Monday, 2015/01/28. The arrest came after we received a tipped off, regarding what is suspected to be a theft of petrol and diesel from trucks which were parked on N8, just 25 kilometres outside Kimberley.

“We promptly responded to the to the crime scene and found eight (8) 25 litres of containers filled with diesel and hose pipes still inserted inside the tanks of the three trucks,” the Police said in a statement.

The suspect would be appearing before the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on charges possession of suspected stolen diesel.

 Investigation continues, according to the Police



– South African Police Service

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