Police have arrested and confiscated a suspected stolen Chrome along the R37 near Machakaneng Village, Limpopo.

On Sunday, 23 April 2023 at about 17:40, members of the Provincial Organised Crime Unit were on duty when they spotted a white Hino Tipper truck. They were suspected to be loaded with stolen metals.


Members then intercepted the truck which was loaded with Chrome.

Suspect arrested for possession of stolen chrome
Suspect arrested for possession of chrome

The suspect, an African male was arrested for possession and transportation of suspected stolen Chrome. This is after he could not produce permits for transportation.

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One White Hino Tipper truck loaded with suspected stolen minerals valued at R1300 000,00 and chrome valued at +-R150 000,00 was confiscated.

The suspect will appear before the Mecklenburg policing area soon. Police investigations are continuing. Acting Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Major General Jan Scheepers hailed the arrests.