100 arrests made in 5 days in the Eastern Cape

2013-12-17 21:06
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Johannesburg - More than 100 people were arrested between Friday and Tuesday in King William's Town, Eastern Cape police said.

Police spokesperson Siphokazi Mawisa said a 40-year-old man was arrested for stabbing a 48-year-old man in Ohlson, Stutterheim.

Mawisa said 10 people were arrested for drunken driving, others for possession of dagga, robbery, housebreaking and theft, drunk and disorderly behaviour, and assault.

"Police are busier in this festive season and they will make sure that the communities are safe and secure by patrolling the streets and arresting those who break the law," she said.

All those arrested were expected to appear in the King William's Town Magistrate Court on Tuesday.

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