The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) Specialized Task Team deployed in the Eastern Region, recovered a reported robbed truck and the 32-year-old male suspect, is in the lawful custody.

EMPD Officers received information from a reliable source, about a white Toyota Dyna truck, sought for the Embalenhle case, in the Mpumalanga province.

Upon following the coordinates, Officers located the vehicle at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Second street, in the Bakerton suburb. Officers tactically approached the truck, which had one (01) occupant in the form of the driver inside, who was lawfully apprehended.

The handcuffed driver, was marched to Springs police station where the truck, was booked for further investigation.

The Malawian national, facing charges of ‘possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle’, is expected to appear in the Springs Magistrate’s Court soon.

The EMPD, is narrowing the space for lawbreaking, which is not tolerated within the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE).