Total of 274 suspects arrested

2016-11-17 06:01

High density operations which were conducted over the past weekend resulted in a total of 274 suspects being arrested for various crimes in the Uitenhage Cluster.

According to Captain Gerda Swart, these arrests include robbery, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, house breaking and theft and the possession of suspected stolen goods. Nineteen persons were arrested for driving under the influence of liquor.

A total of 49 traffic fines were issued, valued at more than R24 500.

“Suspects were also arrested on charges relating to theft, reckless and negligent driving and 33 suspects were detained for the illegal possession of drugs,” said Captain Swart.

  • Crime Stop 08600 10111 or Crime Line SMS 32211.

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