POLOKWANE – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation welcomes the conviction of Conrad Taruwona (24).

Taruwona was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for unlawful possession of explosives by Musina Regional Court on Thursday. The accused was arrested at Beitbridge on 13 April 2016 after he was found in possession of 100 caped fuses and 100 detonators by police during a routine search. The matter was referred to the Hawks for further investigation. Through a multi-disciplinary approach the team made sure that the suspect was not granted bail. The Provincial Head of the Hawks Brigadier Nare Mabotja has thanked the members and all other role players for attaining the sentence.