GRAAFF-REINET NEWS - The police made a breakthrough in the investigation into the burglary at the Graaff-Reinet municipal traffic offices, where, among other things 11 guns, lots of ammunition, computers and equipment, as well as vehicle keys, were stolen.
Four suspects, aged 21, 24, 26 and 28, were arrested and four of the guns, two pistols and two rifles, as well as some of the other stolen items, were recovered.
The burglary took place at approximately 03.30 on 8 June. The burglars gained entrance to the building by breaking down the back door. The guns and ammunition were in a safe. The safe was stolen, but it was found later that day, forced open behind the SPCA, near two houses.
The four suspects were apprehended two days later and appeared in court on 11 June.
The case was postponed until 18 June for further investigation.
Graaff-Reinet Police Spokesperson, Capt Bradley Rawlinson, said the names of the suspects are being withheld because of the sensitivity of the investigation. He said the police are following up on information on the other stolen items.
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