Sheep theft gone wrong

WITPOORT — 15 sheep were stolen from Mr Madibela in Moong Village in the Witpoort Policing Area last week.

According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale Cluster Spokesperson, the suspect(s) allegedly lost control of the bakkie with which the stolen sheep were transported. Six sheep died on the scene, the other nine were merely injured. It is alleged that the suspect(s) dragged the dead sheep to a culvert where they hid them. The injured sheep remained wandering in the area when a neighbour spotted them and called the police.

No arrests have been made at the time of going to print.

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