Police detectives in Mdantsane cluster have arrested thirty seven (37) suspects for various crimes in operation “back to basics” last night.
The operation started from 22:00 – 04:00 am this morning. These suspects were arrested in Mdantsane, Vulindlela, Inyibiba, Berlin, Cambridge, Komga, Mooiplaas, Kei Mouth and Maclean town policing precincts. They were arrested for crimes ranging from murder, rape, assault with the intent to do greviously bodily harm, assault common, house breaking and theft, house robbery, stock theft, drunken driving, malicious damage to property, arson, domestic violence, pointing of firearm, to mention but a few.
Police will continue to carry out their mandate to protect the citizens of this country this weekend. We appeal to the members of the public, to respect other people’s rights and to stay away from crime.
Mdantsane Cluster Commander, Major General Henry Vos, commended his members for a sterling job,” I would like to make a special thanks to the members of the public for helping us with information that led to some of these arrests. Thank you for your support, may our partnership grow from strength to strength,” he said. All the suspects will appear in different Magistrate’s Court around the cluster for various crimes soon.