Two suspects sentenced to 2 years imprisonment

Police arrested a 36 year old man Jeffery Van Wyk and a 47 year old man Willem Griekwa in possession of carcasses in Witdraai on the 22nd April 2023. Police spokesperson sergeant Omphile Masegela says police received a complaint of stock theft where 3 sheep were reported stolen in the Witdraai area. Masegela says upon preliminary investigation the police discovered the carcasses and both suspects were charged with stock theft. She says Witdraai magistrates' court found both suspects guilty and sentenced them to 2 years imprisonment on 18 August 2023. They were both declared unfit to possess a firearm. 

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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