Suspected stock thieves nabbed with slaughtered cows

DURBAN – Yesterday at 09:00, the police officers from Umlazi K9 Unit acted on intelligence driven information regarding the suspected stock thieves at Malukazi area in Isipingo policing precinct.
The team proceeded to the said place on Ntshebeyembuzi Road in Malukazi where the suspects were spotted sitting outside the house carrying knives with blood stains. Their clothes were also full of blood. Upon searching the house the police found pieces of four slaughtered cows as well as pieces of their skin.
The police investigation revealed that the animals were slaughtered at Inanda. Three suspects aged 33 and 36 were placed under arrest for stock theft. The trio is appearing before the Durban Magistrates’ Court today.
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula commended the Umlazi K9 Unit team for the swift arrest of the stock thieves.

Source: South African Police Service