164 arrested last week

2017-04-04 06:02

Police in the Wynberg policing cluster arrested 164 people for various crimes, from shoplifting to murder, between Monday and Sunday. The cluster comprises police stations in Wynberg, Muizenberg, Rondebosch, Mowbray, Simons Town, Hout Bay, Ocean View, Fish Hoek, Claremont, Kirstenhof and Diep River.

Thirty-four people were arrested for possession of drugs and 23 for assault including grievous bodily harm.

Nineteen people were arrested for shoplifting, 12 for theft, 12 on outstanding warrants, seven for housebreaking and theft, six for drunken driving, five for robbery and attempted robbery, five for malicious injury to property, four for possession of abalone, four for fraud, four for possession of a dangerous weapon, four for reckless and negligent driving, three for rape, two for domestic violence and two for dealing in liquor without a licence.

Two people were arrested for robbery, two for house robbery, two for crimen injuria, one for murder, one for sexual assault, one for possession of housebreaking implements, one for possession of a stolen car, one for possession of an unlicenced firearm and ammunition, one for attempted murder, one for possession of stolen property and one for forgery.

One person was arrested for violating the Road Traffic Act.

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.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


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.


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.