Investigating officer, WO Senzo Simelani, from the Germiston SAPS, has been working day and night investigating a series of house break-ins which took place in the Germiston policing area recently.
Simelani received a tip-off that the suspect behind the house break-ins was on his way to Mozambique.
The police officer traced the suspect and apprehended him at the border gate to Mozambique.
The suspect was linked to various house break-in cases through fingerprints taken on the scenes.
The 40-year-old man appeared in the Germiston Magistrateâ€™s Court where he was found guilty of several counts of house break-ins.
With the hard work and determination of Simelani the suspect was sentenced to eight years imprisonment.