232 arrested in crime operations, Blue Downs

232 arrested in crime operations, Blue Downs
232 arrested in crime operations, Blue Downs

Crime combating operations executed during the weekend of 5 and 6 August 2017, in the Blue Downs Cluster led to the arrest of 232 suspects on various charges.

110 of these arrests were made for drug related offences, which are regarded as crime generators in our province.

In Kalkfontein, Kuilsrivier a 21 year old suspect was arrested on 5 August 2017, for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm after police responded to a fighting incident.

In Belhar police arrested a 20 year old male on a charge of attempted murder after a shot that he fired ricocheted and wounded a 3 year old boy.

Mfuleni police arrested two wanted suspects for murder and attempted murder for incidents that occurred in March 2015 and August 2016. Serious and violent crimes are high on our agenda and every endeavor will be made to bring offenders to justice.

The suspects are expected to make court appearances in Blue Downs Court on 7 August 2017.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service