Clampdown on crime, Mount Fletcher and Katkop

South African Police Service

Clampdown on crime, Mount Fletcher and Katkop
Clampdown on crime, Mount Fletcher and Katkop

The efforts of the South African Police Service to ensure that our communities are safe and community members feel safe continue to yield results through stabilisation operations. Disruptive and stabilisation operation by Eastern Cape Station Commanders and other law enforcement agencies resumed on 6 September 2019, from 14:00 to 22:00 and again on 7 September 2019, from 13:00 to 19:00 at Mount Fletcher and Katkop policing areas.

Twelve arrests were made by the group operating in the Mount Fletcher policing area – three suspects for assault GBH, four suspects for dealing in liquor without licence, three suspects for dealing in dagga, two for driving without drivers licence, one for drunken driving. Ten knives and one bag of dagga were also seized.

The group operating in the Katkop policing area affected seven arrests for various crimes ranging from dealing with liquor without a licence, five malicious damage to property, contravening a protection order. Fines to the value of R9000. 00 were also issued for various traffic offences. Lay ways were also conducted in the Sulenkama area and no stock theft cases were reported during the operating period.

The suspects have appeared at various Magistrates Courts.

“The SAPS working in partnership with other law enforcement agencies will continue with these stabilisation operations across the province. Through these stabilisation operations, we continue to restore the confidence of community towards the police,” said Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service