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12 illegal shebeens closed down in Butterworth over the weekend

Apr 18, 2017
12 illegal shebeens closed down in Butterworth over the weekend

Butterworth Cluster police over the long Easter weekend closed down twelve illegal shebeens, confiscated liquor and dangerous weapons as part of Operation Paseka.

"The shebeens were closed down at Butterworth, Ngqamakhwe, Dutywa and Msobomvu," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"More than 33 dangerous weapons were confiscated at Dutywa and Butterworth during stop and search operation.

"The success was part of Operation Paseka from Thursday 13 April –Sunday 16 April 2017.

"Police also patrolled around the beaches at Willowvale and Centane. Police visited churches during the night and day."