Police arrested the wanted suspects

Police arrested424 suspects for various crimes during operation Shanela in Kimberley on the 25th February 2024. Police spokesperson brigadier Mashay Gamieldien says actions were executed in all 5 districts in the province to address priority crimes in hotspot areas from the 18th February to the 25th February 2024. Gamieldien says these disruptive actions and activities included vehicle control points, stop and searches, roadblocks, tracing of wanted suspects and visits to farms and mines. She says during these operations 265 suspects were arrested for an array of crimes including illegal possession of explosives, illegal possession of a firearm, murder, rape, illegal dealing in liquor and dealing in drugs. The suspects are expected to appear in respective courts soon.

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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