Eastern Cape police say they are tracking the whereabouts of a 25-year-old woman who allegedly set alight five shacks and three vehicles at Rolihlahla Squatter Camp in Gqeberha during after a lovers’ dispute.
It is alleged that early on Saturday night the 25-year-old complainant and his girlfriend had an argument where she allegedly threatened to burn down his shack. He ignored her threat and went out with friends.
Around midnight he was informed that his shack was on fire. Four shacks were gutted. Three vehicles that were in the complainant’s yard were also destroyed. The suspect fled.
Police are investigating a case of arson and malicious damage to property.
The police ask that if anyone can assist in finding the suspect to contact the SAPS Algoa Park crime office on 041 409 1066.