POLOKWANE – Two suspects who were arrested by members of Beitbridge Task Team on Friday 23 September 2022 after they were found in possession of explosives along the N1 road, will appear in the Musina magistrate court tomorrow, 26 September 2022.
Members of Beitbridge Task Team were busy along the N1 road between Musina and Beitbridge, conducting a stop and search operation when they stopped a suspicious blue Toyota Corolla sedan with two occupants. Upon searching the vehicle, the members found four bags in the boot of the car containing two hundred and forty seven (247) blasting cartridges, 1,250 connector capped fuses and seven reels of detonating cords.
The suspects were immediately apprehended on the spot and the explosives as well as the motor vehicle confiscated.
The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has commended the members involved for their dedication in ridding this Province of criminality.
Police investigations into the origin of these explosives and intended destination are underway.
Source: South African Police Service