Extra cops to stop shootings

2017-05-30 06:00

Over the past week, Ocean View police arrested 32 people for common assault, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, domestic violence, possession of drugs, malicious damage to property and theft and on warrant of arrests.

“The station also deployed extra manpower over the weekend, with the station commander Lieutenant-Colonel Errol Mekeur himself working extra hours over the weekend to curb the number of shootings taking place,” says police spokesperson Sergeant Leon Fortuin.

“This led to successful drug operations on Friday and Saturday in which people were caught in possession of various drugs, including dagga, mandrax and tik.

“Slowly but surely we are going to win the fight against gangsterism and drugs.”


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