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Operation Basadi yields positive results in Uitenhage, Humansdorp

Aug 26, 2019
Operation Basadi yields positive results in Uitenhage, Humansdorp

Uitenhage - The Station Commander for Uitenhage Police Station, Brigadier Thandiswa Kupiso, led a team of women during a successful four-hour Operation Basadi in Uitenhage on Friday.

"During the operation, 33 motorists were fined for various traffic offences valued R27 700," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli. 

"During a stop and search, four people were arrested for possession of illicit drugs. Police also closed three illegal liquor outlets. Five oustanding suspects were arrested during their raiding for crimes ranging from domestic violence (warrant of arrest) to common robbery.

"The impact of the operation was felt, as three police stations, KwaNobuhle, Kamesh and Uitenhage, had no reported serious crime incidents."

Sgt Nkohli said that a similar operation was also held in the Humansdorp cluster, which was led by Lieutenant Colonel Nothemba Ngcakana, as all women operation started with several roadblocks in strategic routes with eight motorists receiving fines valued R7 100. 

"Ladies in blue also visited shopping malls to distribute safety hints pamphlets."

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