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Makhado Cluster conducts Operation Basadi


Media Statement from Limpopo Media Centre
Corporate Communication
South African Police Service

Operation Basadi was conducted in the Makhado Cluster in respect of this Woman's Month yesterday focussing in all the crime infested areas around the Cluster precinct.

The Operation was led by the Makhado Cluster Women's Network Champion Colonel Meryln Mabatha accompanied by the Deputy Cluster Commander Colonel Mukwevho and all the SAPS women senior officers, members and personnel.

The day started with the parade at the Cluster Office under the Command of Colonel Meryln Mabatha where members were addressed on the operating orders.

The operation which also included a high density road block was focussing on the following:
Illegal items in transit
Tracing of wanted suspects
Undocumented persons
Firearms and drugs and crime prevention as a whole.

The operation was supported by the CPF Members, other Government Departments such as Home Affairs and the Department of Roads and Transport.

During this operation, the following successes were achieved:
15 undocumented persons taken into custody
3 suspects arrested for possession of illegal cigarettes
10 RTA tickets issued
06 warrant of arrests for Contravention of RTA's executed
6 trading on liquor without licence

The following items were confiscated:
115 fake CD's
54 cream tubes Cosmetics
17 cartoons of illegal cigarettes
10 packets of tablets
03 dagga plants

The arrested suspects will appear before different Magistrate Courts in this Cluster soon.




Media Enquiries: LT. Colonel Moatshe' Ngoepe – 0824142088 / 0823043686.


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