Limpopo police have captured a man for purportedly moving minerals accepted to have been gotten from unlawful mining in the region.
The capture came after four speculated unlawful excavators showed up in court on Friday.
“In the Masemola territory, the 37-year-elderly person was captured while driving a truck stacked with chrome, which is accepted to be from unlawful mining exercises,” said police representative Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.
The truck and its heap were reallocated.
In a joint activity with individuals from the commonplace Organized Crime Unit, the Public Order Police Unit and the Tactical Response Team to battle illicit mining in the Bogalatladi and Masemola territories outside Lebowakgomo, officials seized a subsequent vehicle – a front-end loader truck.
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The capture came after three individuals – Evans Sekgobela, 28, Chomonora, 36, and Rebecca Addo, 38 – showed up in the Sekhukhune Magistrate’s Court on Friday. They were secured during a knowledge drove joint activity in the Apel policing territory outside Lebowakgomo on 21 June.