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Livestock thieves slaughter sheep on-farm, then disappears



Police in the Free State is looking for livestock thieves who stole and slaughtered sheep worth R77 900 last week.

According to Free State police spokesperson Motantsi Makhele, a total of 44 sheep from the Andeling farm near Vrede was allegedly stolen between 2 and 3 December.

“The suspects slaughtered the sheep right there on the farm, left the skins next to the gate, and disappeared.”

Makhele says it’s another mystery how the thieves transported the livestock.

By Saturday afternoon, no one had been arrested yet. Anyone with information is requested to ao. Call Sigidla Mbongo of the Vrede Stock Theft Unit on 082 301 9664



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