North West police have warned community members who looted a goods train which derailed near Matolong Village in Taung of poisoned grain which is not fit for human consumption.
A goods train carrying 40 wagons of grain derailed on Wednesday afternoon in Taung.
Members of the community reportedly looted the train for grain.
SAPS said in a Tweet that the grain is treated with fertilizers and poisons and not fit for human consumption.
Community members are requested to not eat it, as it will make them sick.
#sapsNW Goods train carrying grain , is reported to have lost balance and got derailed nearby Matolong village in Taung. Members of the community members have looted the train for grain.The grain is treated with fertilizers and poisons and not fit for human consumption. NP pic.twitter.com/xw546ayFkv
— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) February 26, 2020