Vehicle thieves get stuck in the Limpopo River

27 February 2024 | From Arrive Alive


SA National Defence Force members of Bambatha Rifles were busy with foot patrol near Sand Quest Area of Responsibility when they came across a Volkswagen Crafter valued at R 880 000.00 heading towards the Limpopo River.

SA National Defence Force soldiers pursued them even though they were on foot. Upon arrival at the Limpopo River, which was flowing even though it was not full, the suspected vehicle got stuck. The occupants debussed and ran across the border into Zimbabwe.

The South African Police Service was called, and the vehicle was recovered at Tshamutumbu Police Station. It was found to be registered in Heidelberg Town, Gauteng Province.

The Acting Officer Commanding Joint Tactical Headquarters Limpopo, Lieutenant Colonel Frans Lechuti, commended the members for a job well done.

Information by Captain Moses Semono and Photographs by Captain Joseph Msimanga || Joint Operations Tactical Headquarters Limpopo.

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