8 nabbed, hijacked truck recovered in Lynnwood

8 nabbed, hijacked truck recovered in Lynnwood

Gauteng police have arrested eight suspects and recovered a hijacked truck transporting soup and sanitisers worth R10 million in Lynnwood, Pretoria East.

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The suspects were nabbed on Tuesday.

Gauteng police’s Kay Makhubele says they received information which led them to the premises.

“Upon arrival at the premises the eight suspects were arrested and some of the items which were in the truck was recovered. It is alleged that the truck was hijacked in Midrand last week.”

Meanwhile, one suspect was also arrested for selling illegal cigarettes in Erasmia.

“Police found the owner who allowed them to search the premises. During the search, police recovered sealed and opened boxes of cigarettes. The owner was arrested, he will be charged with dealing in counterfeit goods,” says Makhubele.

The suspects are expected to appear in court soon.

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