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Suspects arrested for various crimes in King Williams Town over the weekend

Mar 4, 2019
Suspects arrested for various crimes in King Williams Town over the weekend

Several suspects arrested in King Williams Town for crimes ranging from murder, drunk and driving, possession of drugs, rape, robbery, possession of suspected stolen property, house breaking and theft, drunk and disorderly, Burglary, Common Assault and Malicious damage to property.

More than 30 suspects, aged between 18 and 46 years old, were arrested over the weekend for various crimes in the King Williams Town SAPS Cluster. 

"Police embarked on various operations in the King William’s Town Cluster areas over the weekend and also busy with stop and search and managed to arrest these suspects," said police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa.

"They were charged with crimes ranging from murder, drunk and driving, possession of drugs, rape, robbery, possession of suspected stolen property, house breaking and theft, drunk and disorderly, Burglary, Common Assault and Malicious damage to property."

She said that police also visited local farms and taverns for compliance.

"During the operations dangerous weapons, drugs, plasma television were confiscated by Police."

King Williams Town police also busted a suspect for dealing in drugs

Capt Mawisa said that in a separate incident, Flying Squad received an information of a male that is selling drugs in the King Williams Town area.

"On arrival at the suspect’s house, members searched and found 44x hits of cocaine with the estimate street value of R6000 and an undisclosed amount of cash," she added.           

"These suspects are expected to appear at different Magistrate's Courts on Monday and Tuesday." 

King William’s Town SAPS Cluster Commander, Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga, saidpPolice will be continuing with these operations for crime prevention purposes.

He encouraged the community members to keep on reporting any criminal activities to the nearest Police Station or 08600 10111.

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