NELSPRUIT – A 38-year-old suspect is under police guard in hospital after he was bust with seven government computers stolen from Yedwa Primary School at Msogwaba, Pienaar outside Nelspruit.
A business robbery case was registered with Pienaar SAPS this month.
A dedicated team of investigators was assembled which worked closely with other security clusters.
The team managed to track down the alleged suspect at a house at Moyeni, Msogwaba where seven computers and a speaker allegedly stolen during the burglary were found and a grinder believed to have been used during the commission of crime was found.
The suspect allegedly tried to escape from lawful custody resulting in him sustaining injuries hence he is under police guard in hospital.
The suspect will appear in court soon.
The Provincial Management appreciated the team for the recovery and sent a strong warning that all those who aim at jeopardising the future of school children will be dealt with accordingly.
Source: South African Police Service