44 Merino sheep stolen; suspect wanted

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44 Merino sheep, estimated to be worth R77 900, have been stolen from Andeling farm at Vrede between 2 and 3 December 2020. It is believed that the crime took place during midnight hours. A case of stock theft has since been opened at the Vrede Police Station.

Police spokesperson, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, said that suspects slaughtered the sheep at the farm, left the the skins next to the gate and disappeared. According to him, it is not yet known how the suspects transported the loot.

Anyone with information about the suspects should please contact Warrant-Officer Mbongo of Vrede Stock Theft at 082 3019 664.

Pierce van Heerden

pierce@mahareng.co.za