All three SAPS clusters, Motherwell, Mount Road and Uitenhage, yesterday on 26 January 2016, embarked on simultaneous Crime Prevention Operations in support of National Police Day. The operations commenced at 09:00 and continued till 15:00 at various areas in these Clusters.
The operations were multi-disciplinary with the Traffic Department, Department of Home Affairs and SARS taking part in the operations which ranged from patrols to roadblocks and suspect raiding.
Fifteen (15) persons were arrested for various crimes including six for possession of dagga and three for possession of Mandrax.
Four stolen vehicles were recovered and traffic fines to the value of approximately R87 000 were handed to drivers for various traffic offences. Eleven (11) knives, a substantial amount of dagga and Mandrax tablets were confiscated.
“Any successes achieved during operations are a step closer to ridding our communities of crime. High police visibility is achieved through these operations which makes our community members feel safe,” said Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt General Celiwe Binta.
The following two tabs change content below.