Operation Vala Konke yielded positive results

CRADOCK - Intelligence led information resulted in the speedy arrest of four suspects and the recovery of suspected stolen goods conducted by a multi-disciplinary team on Sunday, 22 January 2023 in Cradock.

It is alleged that on the mentioned date, information was received of suspects possibly involved in a business robbery in King Williams Town were spotted in Cradock. The team comprising of Queenstown K9 unit, a private security company and the Community Policing Forum members spotted the vehicle and immediately stopped it. Upon searching it, several cellphones, jewellery, laptops and batteries to the value of R500 000 were recovered.

Two firearms were also confiscated.

The four suspects aged between 28 and 38 years were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and suspected stolen property. They have appeared in the Cradock magistrate court and are remanded in custody.

Source: South African Police Service

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