The police in Gauteng arrested 930 suspects, including wanted suspects, during several operations to fight crime throughout Gauteng that were conducted over the weekend.
Colonel Dimakatso Sello says suspects were arrested for various crimes such as possession and dealing in drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, illegal immigrants and illegal dealing of liquor amongst others. 68 of the arrests are crimes related to Gender Based Violence.
Meanwhile, Crime Intelligence and Flying Squad team arrested seven suspects after being caught stealing copper in Florida. The members further seized three rolls of copper, one electric transformer and impounded an Isuzu vehicle which was used during the commission of crime.
He concluded by saying arrested suspects will appear at different Magistrates’ court today.