Six suspects behind bars for stolen property

THABAZIMBI – While conducting their normal patrol around town on Thursday afternoon, 29 October at about 13:30, members of the local SAPS spotted two vehicles, Gold Astra and white Toyota Corolla, in front of a liquor store in town.
The suspect vehicles were reported and they asked for a backup vehicle in order to search the two suspected vehicles. Upon the search, the police found bags with 87 pairs of shoes The occupants of the vehicle were six occupants of the vehicles, of which five were women. failed to produce proof as to how they obtained the shoes when interrogated by the officers. All the shoes still had their original price tags which indicated that they came from two local clothing stores.
A case docket of possession of suspected stolen property was opened and all six suspects were arrested. They were released with a suspended sentence after appearing in the Thabazimbi Magistrate court on Monday 2 November.