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The National Crime Intelligence Structure of the Police, in coordination with personnel of the Middleburg Flying Squad, led to the arrest of two Mozambican nationals and the recovery of a suspected stolen car.

The two men were intercepted on the N4 Road near Middleburg. Reportedly, one of the men was driving a gray Lexus SUV, while there are allegations indicating that the second one was driving a white Ford Ranger bakkie. The Lexus was reported stolen in Sandton in a theft case reported on May 7.
Members of the SAPS from the Flying Squad Unit received information provided by their counterparts from National Intelligence on Friday, May 12, about a suspected stolen vehicle that was possibly heading to Mozambique.
The Lexus was intercepted at Middleburg Toll Plaza, where a 35-year-old male suspect who was driving was arrested.
The police are also following information regarding a Ford Ranger bakkie that was stopped after it sped off and then passed the Middleburg Toll Gate when members tried to stop it. It is suspected that the driver of the bakkie, aged 39, might have information that could be crucial in the investigation regarding the theft of the Lexus SUV in Sandton. Currently, he has been apprehended and detained for further investigation as the vehicle that he was driving was not reported stolen.

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