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Operation Vhutu Hawe makes a positive impact

EASTERN CAPE – Four (4) suspects aged between 26 and 48 years old were arrested for allegedly being in possession of live rounds of ammunition and drugs during Operation Vhutu Hawe on Friday evening, 28 May 2021.

It is alleged that on the mentioned date, SAPS Somerset East members were conducting stop and searches in Mnandi Location and found a 26-year-old suspect in possession of live rounds of ammunition.

While the operation continued in Mnandi location, a 29-year-old male was found to be in possession of three (3) straw which contained Tik. Two other males were also arrested for possession of drugs during the operation.

Somerset East Station Commander, Captain Zukiswa Mzalisi thanked the members for their positive attitude they had shown during operation Vhutu Hawe which resulted in the arrest of the four suspects and the seizure of the ammunition and drugs.

Source: South African Police Service