Police in Neilspruit, South Africa arrested two Zimbabwean nationals aged 29 and 34 found in possession of a stolen police pick-up truck.
The suspects allegedly converted the truck into a tanker to transport stolen fuel.
One of the suspects also faces a charge of contravening the SA Immigration Act, having been in that country illegally.
The car was stolen from Thohoyandou Police Station, and had been affixed with false number plates.
Further reports are that police confiscated 500 litres of diesel, valued at an estimated R13 800. The duo is in police custody awaiting court appearance.