Police nets 94 suspects in U’hage Cluster

2017-07-20 06:00

Several crime intelligence led high density disruptive operations continued to yield positive results in the Uitenhage Cluster, when 94 suspects were arrested.

Performing their duties in line with the Back to Basics approach, members from the Uitenhage Cluster continued to clamp down on criminal activities over the past weekend, by conducting high visibility patrols and stop and search operations.

According to police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart, the suspects were arrested for crimes ranging from murder to possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, drunken driving, burglary residential, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm and theft.

A total of 31 traffic fines were issued, valued at more than R15 500.

The focus of the operations was on trio crimes, wanted suspects, the transportation of stolen property, illegal drugs, driving under the influence of liquor and lawlessness in the Cluster.

SAPS also encourage the community to work with them in reducing crime and they appeal to the community to provide valuable information that will lead to the arrest of suspects involved in the hijacking of motor vehicles, house robberies and business robberies (commonly referred to by the SAPS as trio crimes) which will ultimately lead to the conviction of these criminals.

  • Share information and support your community in the fight against crime. Crime Stop 08600 10111 or Crime Line SMS 32211.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Watch: Investing in the future through child development

An investment of R32-million into 11 early childhood development centres is changing the future for children in the Northern Cape.

Partner Content
What all investors should know about index investing

Index-linked investments are growing fast in popularity globally, and are growing in size and complexity too.

/World
 

For the love of Corgis!

WATCH: 35 Corgi's to make your day! If they’re good enough for the Queen of England they’re good enough for us.

 
 

Paws

Can we communicate with our pets?
8 great natural remedies for your pet
Buying a puppy? Don’t get scammed!
WATCH: These funny animal videos will make you LOL!
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.