Hawks nab man with stolen gold worth R500,000
A man found with gold nuggets worth R500,000 will appear in the Germiston Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.
JOHANNESBURG - A Johannesburg man was arrested on Thursday after he was found in possession of one kilogram of stolen gold nuggets.
The Hawks say the man had an estimate of R500,000 worth of nuggets at the time of his arrest.
The man is understood to be an employee of a gold refinery in Germiston, south of Johannesburg.
Hawks spokesperson Paul Ramaloko said, "The suspect is in police custody and will appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court tomorrow."