927 suspects arrested, SAPS operations, Limpopo

South African Police Service

927 suspects arrested, SAPS operations, Limpopo
927 suspects arrested, SAPS operations, Limpopo

The SAPS Provincial Commissioner Lt. General Nneke Jim Ledwaba, the Deputy Provincial Commissioners, the Provincial Heads and Cluster Commanders from support and operational environments were out in full force taking a lead during joint operations in all the Clusters as part of strengthening strategies to fight various categories of crimes throughout the Province.

These operations are Intelligence driven and are continuing to crack the whip on criminals.

These operations were conducted through various ways including road blocks, stop and searches, raiding of illegal liquor outlets, etc. and they were up and running until this morning, 10 June 2018.

This became evident when these operations which were conducted in all the Clusters successfully yielded the following positive results:

A total of 927 suspects aged between 18 and 49 years were arrested for various offences ranging from assault, theft, housebreaking, murder, illegal immigration Act, armed to business robberies and possession of drugs and dagga, possession of firearm and ammunition without licence.

On top of the abovementioned successes, the following activities and searches were conducted during the entire operations:

4099 people were searched, 1484 vehicles were searched, 126 cars were tested, 38 petrol stations were visited, 46 banks were visited, 47 houses were searched, 2 compounds were visited ,36 shebeens were raided ,11 shopping malls were visited, 20 taxi ranks were visited, 2 National Key Points were visited, 35 ATM’s were visited, 72 businesses were visited, 2 cordon and searches were also conducted.

The arrested suspects will appear before different Magistrate Courts across the Province soon.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service