POTCHEFSTROOM – A 27-year-old Thabo Calvine Mabe appeared on Thursday, 18 August 2022, in the Schweizer-Rekene Magsitrates’ Court on charges of house robbery and robbery with aggravating circumstances. He was remanded in custody until his next court appearance on Friday, 30 September 2022.
Mabe was initially arrested and appeared in court in August 2019 for separate charges of house robbery and robbery aggravating. This after he allegedly threatened a victim with a knife in a house in Ipelegeng Location, then robbed him of his cell phones. In the second incident, he robbed the victim of some household items. Subsequent to several court appearances, Mabe was granted bail. However, he failed to reappear in court on Tuesday, 24 August 2021. Thus, a warrant was issued for his arrest.
The Anti-Gang Unit followed up on information and Mabe was traced to his uncle’s place in Boitekong outside Rustenburg and arrested on Wednesday, 17 August 2022.
Source: South African Police Service