A 47-year-old suspect was placed under arrest, last week, after he was found in possession of a vehicle that was hijacked in the Phoenix area.
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Police reports indicate that the vehicle was stolen last month.
On the day of the recovery, Eshowe SAPS police officers were conducting routine crime duties in the Eshowe area when they stopped and searched a vehicle at the King Dinizulu Township.
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“Preliminary investigations were conducted at the scene and it was revealed that the vehicle was hijacked in the Phoenix,” a police statement indicated.
The suspect will be charged for possession of stolen property.
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