A 37-year-old man who is alleged to be a ‘Car Theft Mastermind’ was arrested after a hijacked car was found at his residence on Thursday, August 27 in Lenasia’s Extension 4.
The man was arrested by the Soweto Tactical Response Team (TRT) following a tipoff.
On arrival, police found a car that had been reported hijacked in Lenasia in the early hours of Monday, August 24.
The 37-year-old appeared briefly at the Lenasia Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 31 where the case was postponed for further investigation.
“We would like to thank those that work with the police in fighting crime,” said Lenasia SAPS spokesperson, Captain Hector Netshivodza.
The Lenasia community is urged to work hand in hand with the police to fight and reduce crime in the area.