Human Rights

Police actions across the Northern Cape yield great successes

The police in the Northern Cape were out in full force fighting crime throughout the province and putting perpetrators behind bars for various crime they allegedly committed.

The Kimberley and Postmasburg SAPS conducted wanted suspect raiding and arrested 30 suspects for various crimes ranging from assault, theft out of motor vehicles, house breaking and various other crimes over the past weekend.

In Kamieskroon in the Namakwa district, 3 males were arrested for drugs worth approximately R5000-00 and confiscated Tik, dagga and mandrax.

In a separate incident in Britstown in the Pixely Ka-Seme district, one male was arrested with dagga and mandrax worth approximately R10 000-00.

Postmasburg and Hopetown SAPS held Intelligence driven operations and seized mandrax, Tik and dagga worth about R24 000-00 and confiscated cash allegedly the proceeds of the sales of drug dealing.

In other liquor focused operations in Slangpark and Hillside in Hopetown 1310 liters of homebrewed beer was seized at four different houses. Three suspects were issued with fines and one was charged with dealing in illegal concoction.

Roadblocks were conducted on various roads in Douglas, Campbell and several other station precincts during which persons and vehicles were stopped and searched and issued with fines for contravention of the Road Traffic Act.

Police will continue unabatedly with similar disruptive operations and ensure that the inhabitants of the province feel and are safe at all times.

Source: South African Police Service