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14 illegal foreign nationals arrested by Mdantsane police

Nov 17, 2018
14 illegal foreign nationals arrested by Mdantsane police

East London police together with Immigration officers arrested fourteen foreign nationals for contravening the immigration act and closed two shebeens in Vulindlela and Mdantsane policing precincts during #SaferFriday operations.

"These operations were aimed at ensuring that Mdantsane Cluster, which covers the following areas: Mdantsane, Vulindlela, Inyibiba, Berlin, Cambridge, Mooiplaas, Macleantown, Bluewater, Komga and Keimouth remained a safe and viable place in which to live and do business," said police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"Patrols around the malls including post offices in and around the cluster were conducted.

"Illegal shebeens were closed down for selling liquor without liquor license."

He said that the tarvens were visited to enforce compliance with their liquor license conditions.

"We are going to continue with these unannounced operation to make sure that our people indeed feel safe," Capt Mzuku said.

"The suspects, aged between 19 and 49 years old, respectively are due to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate's Court soon.

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