Report those possessing illegal firearms

2016-02-11 06:00

Police officials in the Uitenhage Cluster have once again proved their commitment in curbing crime in their Cluster by arresting more than 218 suspects during crime prevention operations over the past weekend.

Arrests made ranged from assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, house breaking and theft, theft out of motor vehicle and robbery.

According to police spokesperson Lieutenant Gerda Swart, a total of 64 traffic fines were issued with a value of R32 000 and 26 suspects were arrested for the illegal possession of drugs. Another 76 fines were issued for other liquor related crimes. Nine (9) persons were arrested for driving under the influence of liquor.

The Police appeal to the community to work with the SAPS to reduce crime by providing valuable information.

Anyone with information on illegal firearms are requested to contact their local police station in the Uitenhage area or 10111 or Crime Stop 08600 10111.

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