An Ivory Park man has been captured and accused of ownership of a sign jammer, SAPS and Metro police outfits, and unlicensed ammo.
This after the Johannesburg North Crime Intelligence on Wednesday dispatched data to Highway Patrol individuals about a presume who was in control of police uniform and purportedly associated with truck hijackings in and around Gauteng.
"The colleagues, who were on rest days met and regarded to Ivory Park Ext 13 in Ekurhuleni District. During the attack, the individuals recuperated SAPS and Tshwane Metro Police garbs, three AK47 rifle magazines, two R1 rifle magazines, one gun magazine, and more than 100 rounds of ammo just as a sign jammer," said Colonel Dimakatso Sello.
"Upon fundamental profiling of the think, it was found that he is right now on bail for imitating a cop, endeavored truck seizing, ownership of unlicensed guns and ammo. He was recently captured while wearing Metro Police uniform attempting to commandeer a messenger truck in Mooinooi, North West Province."
The man was captured and accused of ownership of a sign jammer, ownership of SAPS and Metro police outfits, ownership of unlicensed ammo.
The Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng Lieutenant General Elias has invited the capture. Picture: SAPS
As per Colonel Sello, in the new weeks, the South African Police Service in Gauteng has dispatched a manhunt for blue light looters and individuals that utilization police uniforms to submit thefts in the area.
Sello said more than 50 blamed individuals had been captured since March 2021, for charges going from imitating a cop, ownership of police uniform and hardware, ownership of unlicensed guns and ammo just as for seizing vehicles and trucks.
"We have announced to the occupants of Gauteng during the dispatch of Safer Festive Season tasks that along with our accomplices, we will fix the working space for crooks," said Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng Lieutenant General Elias.
"Threesome violations that incorporate hijackings are savage in nature and we need to diminish them radically. We are beginning to see victories because of more vehicles on our expressways, on account of the Gauteng Government's new gift of superior execution vehicles."Man charged with possession of signal jammer, SAPS and Metro police uniforms — The Citizen
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