Stock theft suspects in custody

King William’s Town: A 41-year-old woman, was arrested on 27 May 2020 at Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal and charged for stock theft, fraud, failure to give satisfactory account for stock known to be stolen.
She is suspected to be the mastermind behind a ruthless stock theft syndicate that began its activities in and around Grahamstown from 2011.
At least 411 cattle are suspected to have been stolen by this stock-theft gang with estimated value of R6 165 000,00.
She was arrested with a 29-year-old male, who is also behind bars since 27 May 2020. The 29-year-old is suspected to have been responsible for all transport logistics for the stolen stock.
The suspects appeared in the Qumbu Magistrates’ Court and the case has been remanded to 05 June 2020 for bail hearing.

Source: South African Police Service

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