Man nabbed for attempting to steal at court

DURBAN – A 48-year-old man is expected to appear in Durban Magistrate’s Court soon facing the burglary business and theft cases.
It is alleged that on 11 January 2021 at 14h00, the Durban Magistrate’s Court offices, a Court official observed an unknown man removing a computer from one of the offices. When he was approached and questioned he stated that he was a technician and was hired to fix the computers. The staff member got suspicious and summoned the police. The Durban Central police swiftly responded and on further questioning the suspect, it discovered that the suspect is actually a con artist who steals from government offices under the pretext of being a technician.
On further investigation it was discovered that the same suspect was attending court for housebreaking case that was few month ago.
The suspect will also be profiled to ascertain if he is not linked to other burglary business crimes committed in the Durban CBD and its surroundings.

Source: South African Police Service

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