FOR­MER COUN­CIL­LOR AR­RESTED FOR SHOPLIFT­ING

Talk of the Town - - Front Page - JON HOUZET

A FOR­MER Nd­lambe coun­cil­lor was ar­rested for shoplift­ing at the Sun­shine SPAR in Ken­ton-on-Sea on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

The man, who may not be named un­til he ap­pears in court, was al­legedly caught on the CCTV cam­eras steal­ing body lo­tion, de­odor­ant and med­i­ca­tion for pain and fever.

A source tipped TotT off to the in­ci­dent, which was con­firmed by po­lice spokes­woman Cap­tain Mali Goven­der.

She said the 45-year-old sus­pect was re­leased on a writ­ten warn­ing to ap­pear in court on Septem­ber 28. The value of the stolen item was R127.

The sus­pect was a coun­cil­lor un­til the mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion last year and also holds po­si­tions in the Marselle branch of the ANC and in the ANC sub­re­gion.

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