“And if there is someone who bought it, return it, because I know my rims. Would appreciate it if someone came forward,” read his Facebook post, which was accompanied by close-ups, and action shots of the rims taken from drag races.
His fellow accused are Ike Collins, Johnathan Hermanus, Christiaan Green, Dwaine Rhode, Quintus Booysen, Alneiro Isaks, Mario de Wee, Eben George, Dylon Lakay and Liaan Erasmus.
Their case was postponed to November 26 for bail information.
“The Transportation Board, Sars, and the Asset Forfeiture Unit form part of the investigation, which is guided by a dedicated prosecutor from the NPA,” said Van Wyk.
“The provincial commissioner of the Western Cape, Lt-Gen Jula, hailed the efforts of the officers for executing the arrests and restoring trust in the South African Police Service,” he said.
“The arrests of these suspects are in line with the strategy of the provincial commissioner to target kingpins of organised criminal groupings and to seize their assets with the assistance of the Asset Forfeiture Unit,” said Van Wyk.