Suspects behind bars after high density operations

2016-08-11 06:00

Police officials in the Uitenhage Cluster have arrested more than 145 suspects, through high density operations that were conducted over the past weekend.

A total of 34 traffic fines were issued, valued at more than R17 000.

Suspects were arrested for charges relating to robbery, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, theft and possession of suspected stolen goods.

Only one arrest was made for driving under the influence of liquor, whilst 19 persons were arrested and detained after illegal drugs were found in their possession. A total of 72 fines were issued for other liquor related crimes.

Police in the Uitenhage Cluster will continue to address crime effectively.

Important SAPS numbers:

SAPS Despatch 041 933 8803/04

SAPS Kamesh 041 988 8718/19

SAPS Kwanobuhle 041 978 8600

SAPS Uitenhage 041 996 3438

Crime Stop 08600 10111

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