The South African Police pounced on a house in Stemella Street Korsten late on Saturday evening after receiving information that stolen goods were been stored at the house.
A 30 year old Malawian national was arrested and detained on a charge of possession of suspected stolen property.
Police recovered the following items with an estimated value of R 400,000 from the premises : 1345 schedule 4 medication, 11 cell phones, 1 iPad, 5 digital cameras and 4 camera bags, 2 DVD players, a hammer drill, 1 Sansui sound system with 3 speakers, a TV wall unit, cell phone covers, a police torch, 7 laptops, 2 flat screen TV’s with 7 remotes and various accessories and cables.
Police suspect that these items were taken from housebreakings within the Mount Road cluster precinct.
Tubooy Mussa appeared yesterday in the Gelvandale Magistrates’ Court and has been remanded in custody until Monday, 19 December 2016 for a formal bail application.
Police are appealing to residents whose houses were broken into and who could possibly identify their belongings to contact Detective Warrant Officer Gideon Niewenhuys at SAPS Gelvandale on 041 4022018.