Another 189 arrested in U’hage Cluster

2016-02-04 06:00

More than 189 arrests were made over the past weekend during crime prevention operations that were conducted in the Uitenhage Cluster.

According to Lieutenant Gerda Swart, police spokesperson of the Uitenhage Cluster, a total of 72 traffic fines to the value of R36 000 were issued, which related to different traffic offences. Ten persons were arrested on charges of driving under the influence of liquor, 72 persons were arrested on less serious offences such as drinking in a public place and urinating in a public place.

“Other arrests varied from robberies, burglaries, possession of suspected stolen goods to possession of drugs (tik and dagga) and assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm,” said Lt Swart.

Police will continue effectively to address crime in the Uitenhage Cluster area.

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