Zama Zamas arrested and equipment worth R10 million seized

DRIEKOP

Sixteen Zama Zamas were arrested on Friday by the Limpopo SAPS in Driekop. The police also seized equipment worth R10 million.

The members of Provincial Organised Crime (POC) and Tactical Response Team(TRT) assisted by the airwing arrested the suspects for illegal mining during an Intelligence led joint operation.

“The arrest follows a tip off about a group of suspects allegedly mining chrome illegally in this area.

“Police accurately operationalized the information which led to the arrest of the suspects and confiscation of items worth R10 million,” revealed Limpopo SAPS spokesman Col Moatshe Ngoepe.

During the arrest SAPS confiscated three excavators, a Nissan NP 200 bakkie, seven spades and five hammers.

The arrested suspects, aged between 19 and 51, will soon appear before the Praktiseer Magistrate’s Court.

The Provincial Commissioner of Limpopo SAPS Lt Gen Nneke Ledwaba has commended the Police for tirelessly fighting against illegal mining in the Limpopo province.

Ngoepe said the Police investigations are still continuing in this case.

Thapelo Motseo

COMPANY BACKGROUND Sekhukhune Times was founded in 2015 for the purpose of providing Sekhukhune community and businesses with quality news. The business is operated within the Sekhukhune district municipality which consist of four municipality namely Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality, Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality . Sekhukhune Times help the readers to become aware of their surroundings from social life, to the news happening in the community and also not forgetting what’s happening on the outside world’ it brings you all the news in a convenient and simple language that community can understand and It is released every Thursday and distributed through various mine, shops, , pubiic institutions and in schools. Complimentary copies are distributed to advertisers. The publication is also available online www.sekhukhunetimes.co.za Sekhukhune Times bring you all the news you need to know about the community, events coming up, speeches and also some tips on surviving student life as well as anything which you feel could be beneficial to students voicing out their opinions. MISSION . To became a cross border publication that will link young people from all corners of the world. . To became a source of information to the youth and community in general. .To became a tool for businesses big and small to market their products. .To serve as a communication tool for businesses, government, school and communities in general. .To offer jobs to young people and thus participate in eradicating unemployment, which is a major contributor to increase in crime, AIDS and poverty in our communities. .Provide auxiliary services such as printing, layout and design and photography for other institutions. . Sekhukhune Times is committed to providing the client with a quality product at competitive price within schedule. . At all time we will address and service the customers, requirements, comply with specifications, standards and technical requirements, act ethically and with dignity

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com