Over 150 arrested in police operation

By Doug Mattushek - 18 August 2019Views : 1139


A crime-combating operation has lead to the arrest of 164 suspects on the greater Johannesburg area over the weekend.

The operation saw combined moves on known suspects in areas such as Booysens, Fairlands, Sophiatown Brixton and the inner-city.

Captain Xoli Mbele revealed more.

"Among the suspects who were arrested during the operations, two suspects were arrested for attempted murder, four for possession of hijacked motor vehicles, one for house robbery, four for common robbery, four for domestic violence, two for housebreaking, and 60 for drunken driving."

Mbele added that there were several arrests for possession of stolen property, possession of drugs and shoplifting.