Doctor arrested for car theft as Tshwane metro police pounce

09 September 2019 - 17:16 By Ernest Mabuza
A medical doctor was arrested after he was found with four stolen vehicles.
A medical doctor was arrested after he was found with four stolen vehicles.
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A medical doctor was arrested in Tshwane at the weekend for possession of stolen high-end vehicles.

According to Tshwane metro police, six people were arrested for various crimes at the weekend.

Among them was the doctor, who was arrested alongside a second man in Sunnyside after being found in possession of four stolen vehicles. The vehicles are a VW Amarok bakkie, a VW Tiguan, an Audi S3 and a Nissan Qashqai. The vehicles were reported to have been stolen in Durban.

The police department's K9 unit arrested three people in Hercules and Sinoville for possession of drugs.

In the early hours of Monday morning, the department's drug unit arrested a man in his home in Hammanskraal, where he was found with 147 brown bags of heroin.

Tshwane municipality MMC for community safety Karen Meyer commended the actions of the department's units. She said the metro police force was addressing the drug situation in the city one step at a time.


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