Sixty six arrests in weekend clamp down, EL

South African Police Service

Sixty six arrests in weekend clamp down, EL
Sixty six arrests in weekend clamp down, EL

Sixty six suspects were arrested for various crimes during operation fiela across Mdantsane cluster over the weekend of 22 April 2018.

Forty eight motorists were caught for drunken driving during roadside checks carried out by police in all ten policing precincts of the cluster – stretching from Mdantsane, Vulindlela, Inyibiba, Berlin, Cambridge, Macleantown, Bluewater, Mooiplaas, Komga and Kei Mouth.

Most arrests were made in Mdantsane and Cambridge.

Police continued with eighteen (18) more arrests. These suspects were arrested for other crimes like, robbery with a firearm, possession of dagga, assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm, contravening of protection order, business burglary, housebreaking and theft, shoplifting, warrant of arrests and common assault.

The suspects aged between 24 and 47 years old are due to appear in the Mdantsane, Komga, Kei Mouth and East London Magistrates Courts for various charges charges soon.

Mdantsane Cluster commander, Major General Henry Vos commended his members for a job well done, ” We are forever grateful for the information shared by members of the community that led to some of these arrests. We will continue to make sure that our people are safe and indeed they feel safe,” he added.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service