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EKURHULENI WEST CLUSTER PUTS 142 SUSPECTS BEHIND BARS FOR  VARIOUS CRIMES

In an effort to rid the area of crime for safer festive season , Ekurhuleni West Cluster police stations embarked on “Buya Mtheto” crime prevention activities in various policing precincts over the weekend dated 22 to 24 February 2019.

The stations , namely Alberton  , Bedfordview ,  Brackendowns , Eden Park, Elsburg , Germiston , Primrose , Katlehong North and South, Thokoza , Vosloorus and Zonkizizwe, managed to arrest 142 suspects during normal operations such as tracing of wanted suspects, stop and searches.

The suspects were arrested for crimes such as Assault with the intention to cause serious bodily harm, Rape, Murder ,Impersonating police official ,Resisting arrest ,Fraud ,Theft, Possession of drugs, Shoplifting, Malicious damage to property , Possession of unlicensed firearm  and ammunition, Driving motor vehicle without the owner’s consent ,Reckless and negligent driving , drunk and driving.

All the arrested suspects are expected to appear in various courts in the cluster soon.

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Pamela Vilakazi

Pamela Vilakazi is a recent Journalism graduate. Working for a community newspaper has allowed her to use her skill to educate, inform and uplift her community through the stories that she writes. Her interests are crime, politics, sports and entertainment.

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