Knysna fires: Seven arrested for possession of stolen property

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Seven people found in possession of furniture – allegedly from one of the houses destroyed in the Knysna fires – have been arrested‚ police said in a statement on Friday.

He said that further investigation revealed that some of the furniture‚ value of about R80 000 was stolen from a house in Brenton-on-Sea.

The seven are to be charged with housebreaking and the possession of stolen property.

They are due to appear in the Knysna Magistrate’s Court‚ but no date was given.

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