PARKTOWN - 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 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.
Source: South African Police Service