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Police in Gauteng recover a consignment of dagga and drugs following a tip-off

GAUTENG – On Thursday, 22 December 2022 members of Gauteng Provincial Highway Patrol and Organised Crime Investigation (OCI) Tracing team recovered a consignment of dagga and drugs with an estimated value of R200 000-00 in Meredale, south of Johannesburg. The members reportedly operationlised information and proceeded to the identified address. Upon their arrival they found […]

General

Operation Vala Konke yielded good results at Willowvale, firearm seized

WILLOWVALE – At least one firearm is off the streets and crime has been prevented when Police seized the firearm in a roadblock this afternoon 23 December 2022. Police were conducting Operation Vala Konke at Willowvale and a roadblock was executed and on searching vehicles they found a 32-year-old male in possession of an unlicensed […]

Internal Affairs

President wishes SA a happy and safe festive season

As 2022 draws to a close, President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished South Africans a happy and safe festive season and a prosperous New Year. In a Season’s greetings message on Friday, President Ramaphosa urged South Africans to look to the next year with hope and determination as they reflect on the challenges and the achievements […]

Internal Affairs

Police recover stolen military explosives, equipment

The South African Police Service (SAPS) Head Office Organised Crime Investigations Unit, has recovered military explosive devices and equipment in Benoni, Gauteng. SAPS spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said Thursday’s haul came after police followed up on information that the explosives were allegedly going to be delivered to illegal miners in Snake Road. “The team immediately operationalised […]

General

Operation Vala Konke at Mooiplaas yielded good results

On Thursday, 22 December 2022 police conducted Operation Vala Konke and arrested two suspects both aged 32 years for possession of drugs. In enhancing visibility police conducted stop and searches at Chefane Location in Mooiplaas. During their patrols they received information about the selling of drugs at a certain house. They proceeded to the house […]

Internal Affairs

Gauteng intensifies Festive Season Road Safety operations

Due to the high levels of road traffic during the festive season, the Gauteng Provincial Government has vowed to intensify road safety operations specifically for public transport operators. On Friday, Gauteng MEC for Transport and Logistics Kedibone Diale-Tlabela will lead the department’s annual Festive Season Road Safety Operations, which includes vehicle roadworthiness and compliance checks […]