A car hijacking gang which has been terrorising the community of Mhluzi in Middelburg, Mpumalanga has been thwarted. Police in Dennilton have arrested three suspects after they were found possession of four suspected stolen vehicles on Wednesday.
The recovered vehicles, two Nissan LDVs, were reported stolen in Mhluzi and Kwagafontein, whilst a Ford Bantam and a Toyota Conquest were both reported stolen in Mhluzi. A compressor, a crow bar, body cutter and a chopped body of a yet to be identified vehicle have also been seized. The three are also suspected to have been involved in a spate of house robberies around the area
The arrested suspects, whose ages range between 26 and 31, will appear before the Dennilton Magistrates’ Court on Friday.