Man arrested for suspected stolen solar batteries

A 39-year-old man was arrested for possession of 32 suspected stolen batteries in Brits last week.

Police found 32 solar batteries in the suspect’s posession.

Ben Mathibe was apprehended by the police at his house near Greens outside Brits. “He was found in possession of 32 solar batteries of which he could not give account for, police spokesperson, Maria Nkabinde said. He was arrested and appeared in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on a charge of possession of suspected stolen property.

Anyone with information that can assist the police with this investigation, can contact the Investigating Officer, Warrant Officer Tokkie Du Plessis of Assen Detectives on 082 575 8228.