A fuel thief met his water-loo after his hand got stuck in a vehicle tank while trying to steal fuel in KZN.

According to reports, the young man who is notorious for stealing fuel/diesel from peoples’ vehicles, was “mysteriously” trapped in the course of the latest operation.

It was alleged by the residents of the area that the thief was trapped by a ‘juju’ placed by the owner of a vehicle he was stealing from.

While others have attributed the incident to the alleged charm/’juju’, others have argued that the thief got trapped after inserting his hand deep into the fuel tank.

The incident attracted large number of residents who gathered at the scene to see the trapped thief.