Eight arrested for alleged theft of car, car parts in Rustenburg

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Eight people were arrested in Sunrise View near Rustenburg on Thursday after cars and car parts were found at their home.

Boitekong police went to the premises after receiving a tip-off that vehicle parts were being loaded onto a truck. Upon arrival, officers found a black Mazda that was linked to a case of theft in Vanderbijlpark. Inside the home, parts were found belonging to a VW Golf 5.

The suspects were expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday, where they are facing charges of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of suspected stolen motor vehicle parts.

Seven of the suspects are facing an additional charge of being in the country illegally.

African News Agency