Operation Fiela: 50 suspects apprehended in EC
Eastern Cape police have confirmed the arrests of 50 suspects in parts of Nelson Mandela Bay and Jeffrey’s Bay between Christmas Eve and December 28th, as part of Operation Fiela.
Speaking in a statement, police spokesperson Sergeant Majola Nkohli said the charges ranged from drug possession and driving under the influence of alcohol, to murder and housebreaking.
17 people fined for drinking in public
15 traffic fines issued for un-roadworthy and unlicensed vehicles
Six suspects arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Two suspects arrested for the possession of dagga
Two suspects taken into custody for assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm
97 motorist stopped and searched
Searches conducted on 18 premises including taverns
Four suspects arrested for murder
One suspect arrested for housebreaking and theft
Four arrested for assault
Two suspects stopped and taken into custody for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Six suspect arrested on warrants of arrests with charges ranging from assault to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Four suspects nabbed for aggravated robbery
Eight suspects stopped and taken into custody for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Nine suspects detained for being drunk in public
Two suspects arrested for being in possession of the stolen property
Nkohli said the suspects appeared in the Uitenhage, KwaNobuhle and Humansdorp Magistrates’ Courts on Monday for bail.
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