Petroleum THIEVES BUST!
Held onto gear found when the suspects were captured.
TWO men blamed for taking fuel will stay in prison.
Delphas Shabangu (44) and Nkosinathi Ngobeni (23) showed up in the eMalahleni Magistrates Court in Mpumalanga on Monday, 1 March.
Commonplace Hawks representative Captain Dineo Sekgotodi said the men were bust by the strategic reaction group, genuine coordinated wrongdoing examination unit and Fidelity security on Thursday, 25 February for purportedly taking petroleum and messing with fundamental framework in Vosman, Mpumalanga.
"The capture followed data got from the robot group that was on the job, dealing with pipelines.
"The group saw dubious individuals along the Transnet fuel pipeline," said Sekgotodi.
"Security went to research and saw the suspects purportedly burrowing the ground over the fuel pipeline.
"The matter was accounted for to Fidelity, and it called law requirement.
"The group showed up and captured two suspects while others ran away from the area. During the assessment, it was found that the pipeline was harmed, yet no spillage was recognized."
Sekgotodi said hardware utilized during the wrongdoing were seized and now part of a progressing examination.
"The case was delayed to Wednesday, 10 March for formal bail hearing."