Mgosi 25.11.2015 12:01 pm

Former Pirates star arrested for stolen car

Steve Lekoelea
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Steve Lekoelea © Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Steve Lekoelea has reportedly been arrested for being in possession of a stolen car, in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg.

Former Orlando Pirates star Steve Lekoelea has reportedly been arrested for being in possession of a stolen car.

According to The Star, Lekoelea, was arrested by the traffic officers while driving in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, around 2pm on Tuesday.

Allegations are that police found that the car he was driving had a fake licence plate and a fake licence disc.

Police spokesman Captain Johannes Motsiri confirmed that the former player was arrested by the metro police and was being detained at Orange Farm police station.
“He has been charged with fraud and possession of a suspected stolen vehicle,” Motsiri told The Star.

Motsiri added that he did not know when Lekoelea would appear in court.

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