Tebogo Msimanga |
The Police in Limpopo arrested 2534 suspects aged between 19 and 47, for crimes ranging from murder, robberies, carjacking, possession of unlawful firearms, possession and dealing in drugs, theft, illegal immigration, possession of suspected stolen properties, assault to illegal trading in liquor.
The suspects were arrested during a week of heightened joint operations that were conducted from 2 January to 9 January 2022.
Limpopo Police Spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said during the operation, police confiscated a total of 90 735 sticks of illicit cigarettes, 16 dangerous weapons, 13 367 grams of dagga, 20 grams of cocaine, 18 grams of Nyaope, 13 firearms, 377 308ml of liquor, 37 knives and 5 stolen vehicles.
Limpopo Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has applauded all the operational members who participated in these operations for their determination to rid this Province of any form of criminality. The operations are continuing throughout the province.