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NUMBER OF ARRESTS MADE DUIRNG INTEGRATED OPERATIONS CONDUCTED IN NYANGA POLICING PRECINCT
2021/10/13      |  Written By:  Captain NP Sitshitshi   |   Province:  Western Cape

Integrated operations conducted in the past week in Nyanga precinct led to the arrest of one hundred and thirty-two  suspects.

The arrests were made from during vehicle control points, stop and searches, foot patrols and tracing operations.

Seven suspects were arrested for the possession of prohibited firearms and illegal possession of ammunition. Five on murder charges, seven suspects were arrested on armed robbery charges targeting e-hailing and delivery vehicles, 4 for possession of hijacked vehicles, 8 for possession of stolen property, two on rape and attempted rape charges, another 5 for the possession of drugs, possession of stolen vehicle and stolen property and 10 on assaults.

Other suspects were arrested on crimes ranging from arson, dealing in liquor, possession of drugs and dangerous weapons, drunken driving, intimidation and various other charges.

Two illegal firearms and different live rounds were confiscated as well as liquor, drugs, dangerous weapons, stolen vehicles and stolen property.

Most suspects are due in different Magistrates’ Courts this week facing the mentioned charges.

The station management has applauded members such magnificent successes.