R500k stolen goods recovered by Metro and SAPS in Slovo Park

NO-HOLDS-BARRED: Metro Police load stolen goods recovered following looting in Nancefield on 10 May into truck.


Recent sporadic violent protests have resulted in widespread looting in various parts of Joburg and Gauteng, with law enforcement officers working around the clock to contain the destruction caused by mobs as they sweep past small businesses and through neighbourhoods.

Metro police and and members of the South African Police Service discovered goods valued at approximately R500 000 following alleged looting from factories in the Nancefield Industrial south of Joburg on the evening of 10 May.

BOUNTY: Some of the R500k worth of goods recovered by Metro police and members of the South African Police Service following the looting of a factories in Nancefield by protesters on 10 May.

Metro police spokesperson, Wayne Minnaar told City Buzz that various items, including essentials were found and confiscated. “The goods which consisted of groceries, furniture, clothing and car parts were found inside shacks in the Slovo Park informal settlement after officers received a tip-off,” he said.

“No arrests have been made, however, the goods will be returned to the business owners once the criminal investigations have been completed.”

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