Suspects arrested during Operation Restore

CAPE TOWN – Determined to bring law and order to crime affected areas, members of Operation Restore were deployed in Mfuleni late last night when they spotted vehicles on an open field near Blue Downs stadium under suspicious circumstances. The members approached the vehicles which turned out to be tow trucks, and conducted a routine search. This search led to the discovery of two SAPS hand radios which were stolen from Kleinvlei police station. Two suspects aged 24 and 37 were arrested for the possession of stolen property, and detained until their court appearance in Blue Downs on Monday.

Meanwhile members attached to Moorreesburg police station conducted a drug operation in pursuit of a highflyer in the area and arrested a 41 year old male last night for the possession of tik and mandrax as well as R2,415-00 cash, believed to be the proceeds of drug trafficking. The suspect is scheduled to make his court appearance in Moorreessburg on Monday.

Source: South African Police Service

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