Sep 20, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Police uncover Joburg chop shop for high-performance vehicles

Police rushed into a warehouse in Johannesburg and recovered disassembled high-performance cars believed to have been hijacked.

Police spokesman Lt-Col Mavela Masondo, the 28-year-old owner of the warehouse, said will be charged with possession of parts of allegedly hijacked vehicles and stolen property.

A second suspect, aged 23, was arrested after coming to the scene and offering a bribe to the police, he said.

The dismantling took place on Tuesday.

According to Masondo, the police found several parts of vehicles in the Booysens warehouse, including 10 Engines Associated with Floods “. – Performance vehicles reportedly hijacked in Gauteng. ”

The police also seized millions of dollars in goods allegedly stolen from hijacked trucks.

Provincial Police Commissioner Lt-Gen Elias Mawela said, “This discovery and subsequent arrests will definitely break the backbone of a syndicate dealing with parts from hijacked vehicles.” Les.

“I have directed the investigation team to make sure the perpetrators responsible for the hijacking of high-performance vehicles and trucks are tracked down and arrested. We have their prey and we have to get them to book, ”said Mawela.