Attempted murder of a police officer, man arrested, KWT

South African Police Service

Attempted murder of a police officer, man arrested, KWT
Attempted murder of a police officer, man arrested, KWT

On the night of 9 February 2018, a Crime Intelligence driven operation was conducted together with King Williams Town Tracing Team and Ndevana Police members and yielded good results when they arrested three suspects, aged between 28 and 56 years, for Attempted Murder and Dealing in drugs.

Police embarked in an operation as part of Operation Fiela focusing at addressing the root causes of crime, reclaiming the space occupied by criminals. Members followed up the information they received about a house that sells drugs at Oak Street King Williams Town.

On arrival they arrested 36 year old male for being in possession of two mandrax tablets, half and three quarters of mandrax tablets, they also recovered one and a half envelope full of dagga. They proceeded to Tshabo area, Ndevana and arrested a 56 year old female with sixty seven mandrax tablets and ten bompies of dagga. The street value for drugs is estimated at R6000-00.

Police also followed information and arrested a 28 year old male for Attempted Murder after he shot a Police member at Ginsberg in January 2018. They are charged for dealing in drugs and the other one for Attempted Murder.

The suspects are due to appear at Zwelitsha and King Williams Town Magistrate Courts on Monday 12 February 2018.

The King Williams Town Cluster Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga thanked the community for sharing valuable information that led to the arrest. He encouraged them to keep on reporting any criminal activities that occurred in their areas. Members were commended for the job well done in ensuring that as we are on Operation Fiela our citizens are more safe and secure, he added.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service