Over 1000 Suspects arrested in Limpopo

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police multidisciplinary operations conducted weekly in all Districts of Limpopo, resulted in the arrest of 1255 suspects aged between 20 and 58 for cases including, murder, attempted murder, robberies, rape, sexual offences and Contravention of Disaster Management Act.

Members of the Limpopo Highway Patrol, nabbed a suspect aged 32 for possession of suspected stolen properties, on 19 August 2021 at around 18:00 in Tubatse. This after, the police received information regarding the illegal connections of electricity around the area.

Limpopo Police Spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said they followed the information and found the suspect at the identified address. “He was in possession of items including, meter boxes, cables, Eskom uniform, transformers, link stick, Eskom registers and certificates, all with an estimated value of R1200 000.00.

Limpopo Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, hailed the concerted efforts of the Police in eradicating crime in the Province and also acknowledged the community members for continuously working with the police by providing positive information to assist in the apprehension of the criminals.

Some of the arrested suspects have already started to appear before different Magistrate’s Courts. The operations are continuing.

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