People, cars searched

2016-11-08 06:00
The vehicle checkpoint held by police in AZ Berman Drive last Wednesday.

The vehicle checkpoint held by police in AZ Berman Drive last Wednesday.

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Police arrested three people and issued 11 fines during a recent operation held in the Mitchell’s Plain police precinct.

The operation to prepare for the festive season will be held throughout various areas in the eight policing precincts.

Mitchell’s Plain police focused on Rocklands and Tafelsig last Wednesday from 08:00 to 16:00. During the operation 26 houses, allegedly linked to gangs, were searched and a vehicle checkpoint was held.

Almost 300 people were searched and 107 of them were checked for profiling.

During the vehicle checkpoint held on AZ Berman Drive, 223 vehicles were stopped and 105 of them were searched. Police issued 11 fines for traffic violations, including for unlicensed drivers and cars, valued at R14 500. Three people were arrested.

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