45 suspects nabbed in operation, King William’s Town

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45 suspects nabbed in operation, King William’s Town
45 suspects nabbed in operation, King William’s Town

Over the weekend of 20 and 21 January 2018, Police were busy with their routine patrols in the Central Business area at the King William’s Town policing area.

In enhancing more Police visibility as part of Back to Basics approach, Police were also on foot patrol doing stop and search in the areas and they managed to arrest forty five suspects aged between 20 and 53 years for crimes ranging from drunkenness, possession of stolen property, Common Robbery, Theft, Common Assault and housebreaking and Theft, Rape and Contravention of Protection order. Police also increased visibility on farms as part of crime prevention on stock theft.

Police also confiscated laptops, plasma television, cellphones, computer, pellet gun and hair clipper. These items will be given to the owners as soon as they identified them.

These suspects are due to appear at different Magistrate courts soon.

King William’s Town SAPS Cluster Commander Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga said Police are committed in fighting crime and in full force in tracking down the perpetrators of crime. We will keep on doing stop and search and roadblocks to prevent crime in our area.

He also thanked the community for sharing valuable information with SAPS and encouraged them to report any criminal activities to 08600 10111.

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