SA 'fake cop' hijackers bust, 24 vehicles recovered

Sabata Mokgwabone
Sabata Mokgwabone

Police in Mahikeng have arrested three men suspected of being the ring leaders of a gang who posed as police officers to target travellers from Botswana, robbing their victims of their vehicles and cash over a seven-month reign of terror.

Yesterday, South African Police Service’s brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone told The Monitor that 24 vehicles had been recovered, 21 of these in Mahikeng and the rest in Seweding village in Kuruman, Northern Cape.

 He said it was presently unclear how many of the vehicles were from Botswana as the plate numbers had been altered. Police are currently verifying the vehicles’ registration, while some owners have been able to identify their property.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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