1 800+ held in KZN

2013-12-18 13:46

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Johannesburg - More than 1 800 people have been arrested in KwaZulu-Natal for various crimes last week, police said on Wednesday.

There were 1 863 arrests for crimes ranging from murder, attempted murder and rape, to business robbery, house robbery, hijacking, theft of motor vehicles, assault, kidnapping, fraud, stock theft, possession of unlicensed firearms, and possession of drugs, said Colonel Jay Naicker.

The arrests took place in a number of operations held between last Tuesday and Sunday in preparation for the festive season.

Naicker said 73 firearms, 51 stolen motor vehicles and a large amount of drugs and alcohol were seized.
Those arrested had already appeared in various courts around the province.

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