Man arrested after being found with suspected stolen car parts worth R250,000

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A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested after stolen car parts worth R250,000 were found at his workplace in Joburg CBD.

A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested after stolen car parts worth R250,000 were found at his workplace in Joburg CBD.

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The arrest took place on Thursday afternoon and the man’s employer was still at large.

A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested

A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested after stolen car parts worth R250,000 were found at his workplace in Joburg CBD.

Johannesburg Police spokesman Captain Xoli Mbele said detectives were busy with Operation Okae Molao when they visited Macabees Auto Sale Second Hand Goods Dealer.

“They inspected their books and found that taillights and headlights were not recorded in their books.”

Mbele said they arrested the employee they found in the store selling the allegedly stolen merchandise.

A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested

A 36-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested after stolen car parts worth R250,000 were found at his workplace in Joburg CBD.

“He was arrested for receiving and selling allegedly stolen property worth R250,000.”

Mbele said they also called the business owner, but waited four hours and he never arrived. He said they were continuing investigations and the arrested suspect was due to appear in Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday.


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