More than fifty suspects were arrested over the past weekend of 1 and 2 December 2018, while police were busy with their routine patrols in the Central Business area and in other areas within the King William’s Town Cluster policing area.
Police were also on foot patrol doing stop and search in the areas and they managed to arrest suspects aged between 24 and 48 years for crimes ranging from drunkenness, possession of stolen property, Common Robbery, Theft, Possession of drugs, Drunken driving, Rape, Warrant of arrest, Common Assault and Malicious damage to property. There were also dangerous weapons confiscated by the Police.
Two vehicles were recovered (Toyota bakkie and Nissan Almera) after a hijacking and robbery was reported at Stutterheim, this case is open for investigation. Police intensify high visibility in the King Williams Town area as part of crime prevention.
These suspects will appear at different Magistrate courts.
King William’s Town Cluster Commander Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga commended the members for the job well done during the past weekend. We must commit ourselves in ensuring that our community is safe and secure. 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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