An officer form Magaliesburg local Police Department with his accomplice was arrested and charged with possession of stolen properties. South African Police Services (SAPS) spokesperson, Colonel Lungelo Dlamini reported that suspects were nabbed by local security officers on Monday.
“The suspects were found in the house and both arrested. Police were summoned to the scene and established that one of the suspects is a police officer at Magaliesburg. Both suspects are still being detained for further investigation and other charges, including theft of copper cables, may be added pending investigation.”
The spokesperson also added that police officer was off duty during the arrest.