Cops deny reluctance to arrest Krejcir

2013-11-25 10:22
Nathi Mthethwa (File, Beeld)

Nathi Mthethwa (File, Beeld)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa denied on Monday that the police had been reluctant to arrest Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

"Some people have been saying that the police are reluctant to arrest him and such characters," he said at a breakfast briefing in Midrand hosted by The New Age.

He said the police had been working hard to secure his arrest.

"You cannot act reckless simply because you want to arrest somebody. I want to make a point that there is nobody who will be feared by police in this country if you have committed crime, no matter how big you are, we are going to get you."

Krejcir was arrested on Friday and is expected to appear in court on Monday on assault and kidnapping charges. The assault charge is expected to be changed to an attempted murder charge.

"The apprehension of Krejcir is an example of the integrated approach within the police that if we work not to outsmart each other we are able to see results."


Read more on:    police  |  radovan krejcir  |  nathi mthethwa

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

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
14 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

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.