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Suspects arrested by King William's Town police for various crimes over the weekend

Dec 28, 2017
Suspects arrested by King William's Town police for various crimes over the weekend

Over the past weekend, King Williams Town police were busy with their routine patrols in the King William’s Town Cluster policing area and achieved several successes.

"Police were also on foot patrol doing stop and search in the areas and they’ve managed to arrest fifty five (55) suspects, aged between 19 and 59 years, for crimes ranging from drunkenness, contravention of protection order, driving under the influence, theft, common assault, possession of drugs and possession of stolen property," described police spokesperson, Capt Siphokazi Mawisa.

These suspects appeared at different Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday.

King William’s Town Acting Cluster Commander Colonel Nomonde Mene, said police are committed in fighting crime and in full force in tracking down the perpetrators of crime.

"The police are urging the drivers of motor vehices to be responsible and have warned that they will not be sympathetic to those who break the law. We will keep on doing stop and search and roadblocks to prevent crime in our area," she added.