Cape Town – Police have reportedly launched a manhunt after a minibus taxi was found abandoned on the side of the road, with 28 allegedly stolen sheep crammed inside in Potchefstroom.
A video that has since gone viral, showed the sheep being offloaded from the minibus taxi.
The sheep’s limbs were tied up, reported Kaya959.
You thought taxis only load passengers ..
Taxi caught with stolen sheep from nearby farms in North west area …
See the amount of sheep found in the taxi… pic.twitter.com/mhATQkgxbM
— Vehicle Trackers (@VehicleTrackerz) September 2, 2022
The 28 sheep were reportedly stolen from a farm.
North West police spokesperson Colonel Adele Myburgh said police were given information about a suspicious vehicle on the N12 between Potchefstroom and Fochville, according to News24,
Police were looking for the culprits responsible for the audacious theft.
Compiled by Betha Madhomu