SOUTH AFRICA: Operation O Kae Molao Arrests Over 400 Suspects During Weekend For Various Crimes… As Provincial Commissioner Hails Operation For Positive Achievements

SOUTH AFRICA: Operation O Kae Molao Arrests Over 400 Suspects During Weekend For Various Crimes… As Provincial Commissioner Hails Operation For Positive Achievements

By Augustine Ehikioya

 

For recording positive achievements, Provincial Commissioner of Police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has commended the weekly Operation O Kae Molao.

The Operation at the weekend arrested over 400 suspects for various crimes, including 239 wanted suspects arrested during detective’s tracing actions.

This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Colonel Dimakatso Sello of South African Police Service, Office of the Provincial Commissioner Gauteng, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).

The statement said the arrested suspects will appear before various courts across the Province for different charges.

It said “The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has applauded the ongoing weekly Operation O Kae Molao which continue to yield positive results.

“This weekend, the operation saw over 400 suspects being arrested for various crimes including 239 wanted suspects arrested during detective’s tracing actions.

“The suspects were arrested in various places throughout the Province as the operation is conducted simultaneously in all five districts of the Province.

“The suspects will appear before various courts across the Province for different charges including, dealing in drugs, possession of unlicensed firearms, possession of suspected stolen goods, contravention of Immigration Act, murder and rape amongst others.”

The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant Genral Mawela, according to the statement, thanked other law enforcement agencies and the Community Policing Forum (CPF) for their ongoing support in the fight against crime.

“We will continue to assert the authority of the State and ensure that criminals are behind bars”, said Lt Gen Mawela.

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