44 arrested in North West

2012-05-20 14:16

Mahikeng - Forty-four people were arrested during a crime prevention operation in Mahikeng, Mmabatho, Lomanyaneng and surrounding villages, North West police said on Saturday.

Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said the operations started on Friday and raids were conducted.

"Forty-four suspects were arrested for different crimes such as possession of stolen property, rape, drinking in public, possession of dagga and unlawful gambling," Ngubane said in a statement.

"Raids were also conducted at different businesses, households and all kind of vehicles were stopped and searched during the operation."

Ngubane said the 44 people would appear in court soon.

  • Loo - 2012-05-21 09:23

    OK they arrested 44 now. Let me take out my calculator. mmmmmmm .After 44 months 4 would stand trial , two will escape, one docket will be stolen.. THAT leaves us with ONE .. HANG him :)

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