Cape Town – A 43-year-old parolee who was convicted and sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for business robberies and carjacking has been arrested again for multiple criminal activities.
He was expected to appear at the White River Magistrate’s Court soon, police said.
“He found himself on the wrong side of the law which landed him behind bars (on) Wednesday 18 January, 2023,” said Mpumalanga police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala, in a statement.
“The suspect was nabbed after he is alleged to be involved in multiple criminal activities including ATM bombings, carjacking, business robberies to mention but few. The suspect was arrested at his female friend’s residence,” Mohlala added.
He said that police conducted a search at his residence and found suspected stolen property, including six speakers, a plasma television, an amplifier and two sound mixers.
Mohlala said a firearm with one magazine and four live ammunition was also recovered, adding that police cannot rule out possibilities that the suspect might be involved in other criminal activities
“Police cannot rule out possibilities that the suspect might be involved in other criminal activities committed previously,” Mohlala said.
Meanwhile, provincial police commissioner, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela welcomed the arrest and hoped the suspect’s parole would be revoked.
Compiled by Olwethu Mpeshe