Update: Vehicles to the tune of R4.7 million recovered by police in Ladysmith

Two days after the Ladysmith Show (Monday, May 8), municipal workers at the show grounds saw two huge trucks loaded with Fiat bakkies. The vehicles were dropped off at the Indoor Sports Complex.

As the truck drivers quickly made their way into the complex, they damaged the gates in the process.

After off-loading the bakkies, the truck drivers fled. The vehicles were abandoned at the complex, later to be identified by police.

Also read: Stolen vehicle found abandoned

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The vehicles consist of six 4×4’s and six 2×4’s, which were ordered from a vehicle manufacturer during March this year. The vehicles are worth about R4.7 million. Company officials received an order from what they thought was a government department. The order was on what appeared to be an official letterhead and with official order numbers.

At this time, no arrests have been made.

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