Integrated operations with participation of SAPS including the Detectives who worked tirelessly along with EMPD, Gauteng Traffic, SANDF and other stakeholders last night until this morning to trace the suspects, arrested three hundred and fifteen suspects.
Operation O Kae Molao continue to yield positive results.
- One hundred and forty one of the suspects committed assault cases and
- seventeen of them are related to gender-based violence cases,
- twenty five illegal miners,
- twenty four for malicious damage to properties,
- twenty four for theft cases including burglaries residential,
- thirteen for possession of drugs,
- eleven for common robbery,
- ten for rape,
- five for murder and
- three for possession of unlicensed firearm in Tsakane while another suspect was arrested for possession of dangerous weapon (gas gun) in Kempton Park.
Other suspects were arrested for cases ranging from possession of dagga, business robbery, murder, Attempted murder, drunk and Driving, fraud, reckless and negligence driving, contempt of Court and contravention of Liquor Act of 2003.
Fifty eight Traffic fines to the value of R35 450. 00 were issued.
Members recovered thirty bags of gold soil as a result of illegal mining in Benoni, a firearm in Tsakane, gas gun in Kempton Park, thirty one sachets containing crystal substances, a bag containing 14.2 grams of dagga and three sachets containing a white substance.
In Ivory Park, Norkem and Tembisa Policing Precincts dagga, nyaope and liquor were seized from the suspects.
The arrests were effected as a result of patrols, stop and searches, road blocks and visits to liquor outlets.
The District Commissioner Major General Vincent Leshabane thanked the members for achieving successful outcomes in Ekurhuleni and encouraged them to continue with operations in order to squeeze the space of the criminals.