South African Police Recover Vehicle Stolen In Harare7 months ago
Police in South Africa on Saturday, 11 February recovered a Silver Toyota Avanza that was stolen in Harare.
The vehicle was recovered by the Maitland Flying Squad after receiving a tip-off.
Three suspects aged 18, 31, and 38 were arrested and were expected to appear in court. SA police said in a statement:
… on Saturday, 11 February 2023 at approximately 07:40, members attached to Maitland Flying Squad received information while on patrol about a hijacked vehicle (Silver Toyota Avanza).
They immediately operationalized all the leads and spotted the vehicle parked inside premises in 43 Block Makhaza.
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Further investigation revealed that the vehicle was hijacked in Harare earlier this month.
The members further requested to conduct a search in the house and recovered a firearm with the serial number removed and it was loaded with one round of ammunition.
Three suspects aged 18, 31, and 38 were arrested for possession of a hijacked vehicle and possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition.
Once charged they are expected to appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on the mentioned charges.