Scores arrested in crime operation
Johannesburg – Police arrested 89 suspects for various offences during crime combating operations that were conducted from 4 to 6 September, police said in a statement.
The statement said the suspects were arrested around Mondeor, Booysens, Moffatview, Langlaagte, Fairlands, Sophiatown, Brixton and the Johannesburg CBD.
“Among the suspects 11 were arrested for murder, two for attempted murder, four for possession of a hijacked motor vehicle, five for armed robbery, six for common robbery, seven for domestic violence and eight for drunk and driving,” the statement said.
It added that the rest of the suspects were arrested for committing crimes ranging from possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, fraud, shoplifting, malicious damage to property, assault common, assault with intention to cause grievous bodily harm, theft and theft of a motor vehicle.
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