NORTH WEST – A 52-year-old man is expected to appear in the Stilfontein Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 22 February 2021, for illegal possession of explosives.
The suspect’s court appearance follows his arrest on Friday, 19 February 2021, by the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Illicit Mining Team. The team reacted to a tip-off about illegal possession of explosives. Thus, the suspect was ultimately found and arrested after being found in possession of explosives at a hostel in Khuma Location near Stilfontein.
The District Commissioner of Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Major General Suzette Pretorius, applauded the Illicit Mining Team for the sterling job.
Meanwhile, suspect raiding operations conducted across the province by detectives between Monday, 15 and Friday, 19 February 2021, resulted in the arrest of 660 suspects for various offences.
Source: South African Police Service