SAPS NEWS EC: 5 Suspects Appeared at Humansdorp Court for Business Burglary
Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison
South African Police Service
Jeffreys Bay: Five men believed to be involved in the business burglary case will remain in custody until Thursday, 25 October 2018 when they are due to reappear in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court for a bail application after a brief appearance at the same court today.
On Thursday, 18 October 2018, Bonginkosi Mahlakahlaka (28), Thabo Mangiwa (29), Kholisile Blaauw (37), Phakamani Gontsho (26) and
Siyabulela Sithole (25) briefly appeared at the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on charges of house breaking and theft, but their case was postponed to Thursday, 25 October 2018 for a bail application. The five men are accused of breaking into Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday, 6 October 2018. It is said that 30 mag wheels, a flat screen television, a DVD player and cash were stolen from the premises. The suspects were nabbed on Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Police investigation led to the recovery of 15 mag wheels, a television, house breaking implements, a bag with balaclavas and binoculars.
Enquiries: Sergeant Majola Nkohli - 082 779 7279