The team approached the said vehicles and the search was conducted. Upon searching the trucks, the members discovered stolen vehicle, several stripped motor bikes, bicycles, computers, solar panels, appliances and other items.
The motor bikes were stolen in the Pietermaritzburg and surrounding areas. The suspects were transporting the stolen goods to Malawi. A total of nine suspects aged between 23 and 49 were placed under arrest.
They are appearing in the Pongola Magistrates’ Court on charges of possession of stolen property.