Police arrest man in eMbalenhle


A 30 year old suspect from Rietspruit is expected to appear before Evander Magistrate Court soon.
The suspect was arrested on Wednesday afternoon in eMbalenhle after trying to purchase a refrigerator worth R17 000, base set worth R5 000 and a wall unit worth R4 000 using a fraudulent payslip, Identify Document and bank statement.
According to the store manager, the suspect visited the shop the day before.
They suspected foul play and requested the man to bring the original bank statement.
He returned on Wednesday afternoon with similar documents.
The manager immediately informed the police who arrested the suspect on the scene.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he obtained all these fraudulent documents from two foreign nationals in Evander.


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