Christmas dinner has been spoiled for two policemen who were arrested for stock theft after stolen sheep were found at one of their homes.
A kombi was stopped on the R34 near Frankfort with 54 STOLEN sheep crammed into the back, 15 of these sheep were already dead.
Freestate police swooped on stock thieves and recovered 11 head of Bonsmara cattle that the suspects were transporting in a truck.
Three men were arrested in the Eastern Cape after police found seven sheep locked in the luggage space of the bus.
Three suspects were arrested and have since appeared before the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court on charges of stock theft.
Free State authorities in the town, outside Bloemfontein were initially notified of a stock-theft incident when the burned bodies were discovered.
Official is alleged to be one of a group of five people found by cops slaughtering stolen cattle on a farm near Vryheid.