Police operations continue to sweep clean streets

SEKHUKHUNE – A thousand five-hundred and fourty-six suspects aged between 21 and 49 were arrested for various offences and several items recovered including firearms and ammunition, during the simultaneous and parallel Joint operations conducted across the province on Monday 9 November 2020.

 The operations comprised of the Crime Prevention members, K9 Unit, the Crime Intelligence Unit, Limpopo Highway Patrol Team (LHP) and the Detectives with the support from the Provincial and Municipal Traffic officers, were conducted through the stop and searches, road blocks and tracing of wanted suspects.

 “These suspects were arrested for different criminal activities ranging from murder, attempted murder, burglaries, theft, possession of suspected stolen properties, possession of firearms and ammunition without license, arson, rape, sexual assault, possession of suspected stolen motor vehicles, possession of drugs, possession of illicit cigarettes, stock theft, contravention of liquor Act, contravention of immigration Act, contravention of the road Traffic Act to assault,” said Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

 According to Mojapelo, during these arrests, police recovered 6 firearms with 8 ammunition, 6 suspected stolen motor vehicles, 8 cellphones, 28 dangerous weapons, 4190g of dagga, 215 dagga plants, 5.5g of crystal myth drugs, 20g of nyaope drugs, 1458804 sticks of counterfeit cigarettes, 38 knives, cash amount of money and large quantity of liquor.

 “In addition, 1922 fines were issued for the contravention of the Road Traffic Act, 48 shebeens were closed, 16486 people were searched and 3509 motor vehicles were searched,” he said. The Provincial Commissioner of the police in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has applauded the Police for their hard work and determination in the fight against crime across the Province.

 “We will still continue to put more criminals behind bars through the cooperation from members of the community who continue to provide valuable and positive information to the police,” said General Ledwaba.

The arrested suspects started appearing before different magistrate courts on various offences. The origin of some of the recovered items such as motor vehicles, will still be determined by the ongoing police investigation.

Thapelo Motseo

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