Yesterday afternoon at approximately 17h30 members of our Special Operations Team were activated to assist Netstar Car Tracking with locating a Grey Toyota Fortuner which had been stolen in the Empangeni area.
Our Special Ops Team together with McCarthy Risk, Z2 security, Hawks Protection Service, Umhlali SAPS, KDM, Netstar ground team and other private security companies immediately responded to the last known location of the stolen vehicle. The stolen Fortuner, as well as the suspects vehicle which was a Blue Renault Sandero, was spotted traveling on the R102, near the Umhlali and Shakaskraal areas.
Both vehicles were promptly intercepted where a total of four suspects were apprehended.
Upon further investigation, it was established that the suspects vehicle had been stolen in June this year in the Durbanville, Cape Town area and was fitted with false number plates and a license disk. Upon searching the the suspects vehicle a sixteen channel signal jammer used to jam vehicle tracking devices was found. A vehicle computer box used to steal vehicles was also recovered.
The stolen Toyota Fortuner which was severally stripped and fitted with false plates together with the suspects vehicle and all four suspects were transported to Umhlali SAPS for further investigation and processing.