By: Giyani View reporter
In a concerted effort to confront the scourge of Trio Crimes, police in Maake outside Tzaneen have arrested a male suspect from Metz village for car hijacking and possession of unlicensed firearms.
The suspect and his accomplices allegedly hijacked a white Nissan hardbody bakkie at Lenyenye village (Ramiro Tuck Shop) in June 2017.
Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said “members of the Task Team followed up information that led to the recovery of the hijacked vehicle at Metz village”.
“The police pounced on the mentioned premises, and arrested the suspect and confiscated two revolvers, one pistol with serial numbers removed, one rifle, bolt cutter, mask, suspected stolen property and a white Nissan hardbody bakkie”. Ngoepe said
“Further investigations will be conducted to ascertain whether the firearms were used in other crimes. The tracing of other suspects is continuing”. Ngoepe added