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Two arrested in East London anti-crime operations

Dec 17, 2018
Two arrested in East London anti-crime operations

A multi-disciplinary operation was conducted within the East London police precinct by members of the East London Vispol, East London Cluster OCC, Buffalo City Municipality Law Enforcement and Liquor board on Friday night that started at 22:00 till 02:00.

"The focus of the operation was to enforce compliance on legal liqour outlets, to retrieve dangerous weapons and drugs from the patrons and drunken driving operation," said police spokesperson, Captain Hazel Mqala.

"Five compliance notices were issued to five tarvens and a 35-years-old male arrested for drunken driving and a 28-years-old male arrested for possession of mandrax tablets with the estimated street value of R8 000."

Both suspects will appear in court on Tuesday at the East London Magistrate's Court.

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