Special court has first cases
CAPE TOWN’S special World Cup Magistrate’s Court dealt with its first three cases this week, including a theft from a Japanese tourist in a police station, police said on Thursday.
The theft took place on Tuesday at Cape Town Central police station in the city centre, police head of 2010 operations in the Western Cape, Major-General Robbie Roberts, said.
Police had used closed-circuit television cameras to identify the suspect, a woman, who was arrested and fined R5 000 or 12 months, suspended for five years by the court.
Two other cases of theft from tourists were still under investigation and the court had released both accused on bail. – Sapa