A team of specialist detectives has been appointed to probe incidents of malicious damage to property following the torching of four vehicles in Thembalethu near George in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Two of the vehicles belong to the George
Traffic Department and the other two are private vehicles. One is owned by a traffic officer.
Police spokesperson, Malcolm Pojie, says preliminary investigations indicate that the incidents occured after traffic officials in the area had embarked on a special operation targeting unroadworthy taxis.