Police detain horse over stolen car

20 06 2007

A horse was detained by police today over the theft of a vehicle in South Africa’s sprawling Soweto township.

“We have apprehended a horse and two suspects for being in possession of a suspected stolen vehicle,” police spokeswoman Captain Lindiwe Mbatha said.

“Cops patrolling the township pulled over a cart carrying a stripped body of a brand new car, a Corolla Conquest, suspected to have been stolen.

“The cart was drawn by a horse with two suspects on board. They were locked for being in possession of a suspected stolen vehicle and will appear in court within 48 hours,” Capt Mbatha said. Read more (via Fark and the redoubtable raincoaster)

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