Stolen vehicle recovered and a male suspect arrested

KING WILLIAMS TOWN – Members attached to the Tactical Response Team (TRT) deployed at Dutywa and their Information Team were busy conducting crime prevention duties at Bityi area when they stopped a suspicious looking white VW polo Vivo sedan with registration number plate CG 89 FM GP yesterday, 13 July 2020.
The vehicle was searched and circulated and it came out as positively stolen and reported at Margate.
The driver who is the suspect and a local man residing at Lalini locality Baziya administrative area was taken to Bityi SAPS where a case of possession of stolen vehicle was opened.
The suspect appeared at Bityi magistrate’s court on Tuesday 14 July 2020.
The Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga commended members for the arrest and the recovery of the vehicle.

Source: South African Police Service