Thieves target funeral goers in Mochudi

Mochudi Police kept on their toes
Mochudi Police kept on their toes

Mochudi police are battling a most disturbing theft pattern as thieves have turned to tormenting mourners, breaking into their vehicles to steal their valuables.

Mochudi Police station commander, superintendent Smash Mokoba said thieves are now targeting funerals to rob people of their valuables while they bury their loved ones.

Mokoba said they have recorded a number of cases in the past with thieves targeting mourners’ cars outside the cemetery and while they are busy viewing the corpse early in the morning, they break into their cars and steal.

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