18 illegal shebeens closed in Soweto

By Drum Digital
29 July 2013

Eighteen illegal shebeens and three bottle shops were closed by Gauteng police this past weekend.

Sapa reported that Gauteng police recovered alcohol worth thousands of rand and arrested 210 people for various crimes in an operation in Diepkloof and Zola on Saturday.

Speaking to Sapa Warrant officer Kay Makhubela said 42 foreigners were caught without documentation, 37 people were detained for drunken driving, 17 for dealing in drugs, 11 for possession of magazines and ammunition, eight for possession of stolen property and one for rape.

Those arrested would appear at the magistrate court today.

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