SAPS Mpumalanga Joint sting operation in collaboration with various role players dismantled an alleged hijacking syndicate in Kwamhlanga resulting in the arrest of 5 suspects aged between 16 and 48

Police have arrested five people found in possession of trucks hijacked in KwaMhlanga.

The trucks are reported to have been hijacked in Limpopo and Gauteng.

Police also discovered a number of trailers and suspected stolen goods that include containers stolen from business establishments in City Deep and Heidelberg.

They are facing charges that include possession of stolen property and possible charges of hijacking and kidnapping.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has commended the exceptional success achieved by the collaborative team.

“Criminals should think twice before they can come to the province and run their show. We will continue to disrupt their activities and we urge the public to inform us if they have information about similar activities.

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