A grey colour Toyota Fortuner has been recovered by soldiers of 14 South African Infantry Battalion at Gate 6, in Ndumo, a border town in South Africa.
The vehicle was reportedly stolen in Rustenburg, North West Province.
According to a reliable source, the soldiers were deployed on the South Africa/Mozambique border situated far north of KwaZulu-Natal Province to continue to combat cross-border criminal activities, as the area is a vehicle theft getaway.
“On May 9, members of 14 South African Infantry Battalion apprehended a grey Toyota Fortuner during their foot patrol operations near Gate 6 in Ndumo.
“All three suspects who were inside the vehicle ran away. According to South African Police Service reports, the vehicle was reportedly stolen in Rustenburg, North West Province.
“The SA National Defence Force handed it over to Manguzi SA Police Service. The estimated value of the recovered motor vehicle is R450 000,” the source said.