Fuelling crime

The police have found two trucks stolen from a Witbank company over the Easter weekend that the thieves filled up with thousands of litres of the company's fuel.

The police have found two trucks stolen from a Witbank company over the Easter weekend that the thieves filled up with thousands of litres of the company's fuel.

Superintendent Isak van Zyl said yesterday that the vehicles were recovered at Vosman, near Witbank in Mpumalanga, on Tuesday.

Six men surprised two security guards at the premises of Big House, in Witbank, on Monday evening. Two of them held the guards at gunpoint, said Van Zyl.

The men broke into the offices of the company, stole computer hard drives, and pumped 12000litres of diesel fuel into two trucks they stole.

No arrests have been made.- Sapa

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