Two on trial for livestock theft in EC

Two men, aged 24 and 28, have been arrested by the police officers after they were found in possession of 27 goats.

According to police spokesperson Captain Tonjeni, the suspects were arrested on July 30.

“Two suspects were intercepted while they were traveling farm asking for direction on Mr Fatuse’s. Mr Fatuse invited them to the farm house and he asked them a few questions, their response were not very convincing.”

The men made their appearance in the Maclear Magistrates’ Court. The matter was postponed to August 6. It was then transferred to Mt Fletcher Magistrates’ Court.

The suspects will appear in court on August 15.

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