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NINE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SUSPECTS ARRESTED OVER THE WEEKEND: GAUTENG
2022/06/13      |  Written By:  Colonel D Sello   |   Province:  Gauteng

PARKTOWN - In an effort to fight crime in the province and enforce the law, the police in  Gauteng arrested nine hundred thirty suspects, including wanted suspects during several operations that were conducted throughout the province over the weekend.

The suspects were arrested for various crimes such as possession and dealing in  drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, illegal immigrants and illegal dealing of liquor amongst others.

Moreover, the detectives conducted a tracing of wanted suspects operation  which resulted in the arrest of five hundred and fifty eight suspects who have been on the run after committing serious and violent crimes. Sixty eight of the arrests are Gender Based Violence related crimes.

Meanwhile, Crime Intelligence and Flying Squad team arrested seven suspects after being caught stealing copper in Florida. The members further seized three rolls of copper, one electric transformer and impounded an Isuzu vehicle which was used during the commission of crime.

Arrested suspects will appear at different Magistrates' Court from 13 June 2022.