Over 70 arrested in crime-fighting operation

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    Over 70 people were arrested by police on 6 February for issues relating to immigration, the sale of drugs and contravention of the Private Security Industry Regulations Act. Photo: Supplied

    DOUGLASDALE – Thanks to law enforcement officials, over 70 suspects have been arrested in the Douglasdale policing precinct recently.

    Over 70 suspects have been arrested recently as part of the fight against crime.

    A joint crime-fighting operation, entitled operation Okae Molao, between the Douglasdale police, other police stations from the Joburg district and security companies was held on 6 February around the Douglasdale policing precinct. The operation, which was led by the Joburg District Commissioner Major General Max Masha, led to the arrest of 77 suspects from different parts of the Douglasdale policing area. Among the arrested suspects were 62 illegal immigrants, 14 people accused of contravening the Private Security Industry Regulation Act and one person arrested for dealing in marijuana.

    The operation was conducted by Douglasdale police and other stations, as well as security companies. Photo: Supplied

    The police will continue with these operations to ensure that the community of Douglasdale is and feels safe.

    Details: Douglasdale Police Station 011 699 1333

    By Fourways review