KWT police arrest 50 for various crimes
More than 50 suspects were arrested by King Williams Town police at the weekend for a variety of crimes including rape, theft, common assault and dealing in liquor without a liquor licence.
Police spokesperson Captain Siphokazi Mawisa said: “During this festive season the King Williams Town police ensures that our citizens are safe and secured by increasing crime prevention duties in their areas.
“This operation has yielded good results by arresting more than 50 suspects, aged between 22 and 50, for crimes ranging from theft, rape, common robbery, dealing with liquor without licence and common assault. During police stop and search they confiscated dangerous weapons. Over the weekend police also had high visibility in farms to curb stock theft and vehicles were searched.”
Mawisa said some of these suspects would be appearing at different courts on Tuesday.
Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga, the King Williams Town cluster commander, commended the police for their commitment and dedication during the festive season, saying: “We must commit ourselves to ensuring that our community is safe.”..