Checkpoint nabs illegal cars

2016-06-14 06:00
Lanroe Neighbourhood Watch members held a joint vehicle check point (VCP) operation in Imam Haron Road on Saturday afternoon.  PHOTOS: Chevon Booysen

Lanroe Neighbourhood Watch members held a joint vehicle check point (VCP) operation in Imam Haron Road on Saturday afternoon. PHOTOS: Chevon Booysen

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The Lanroe Neighbourhood Watch along with Lansdowne police held a vehicle check point operation in Imam Haron Road on Saturday 11 June.

Five fines were successfully issued during the hour-long operation says Community Police Forum chairperson Rafique Foflonker.

“Five fines were issued on the day. Three were issued for driving without a license and two were issued for vehicles not being roadworthy,” Foflonker says.

Ahmad Gangat, Lanroe Neighbourhood Watch chairperson, says the operation was a success.

“We want to thank all those who took part in this operation and we are sure there will be many more. Another step in making our area safer with our partners,” he says.

Foflonker says the VCPs will be held across the Lansdowne precinct and will be an ongoing institution in the area to suppress crime.

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