SOUTH AFRICA South Africa: O Kae Molao Continues to Record Successes 1 year ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 392 Gauteng SAPS’s much-vaunted Operation O Kae Molao continues to make significant strides in the fight against crime in the province. Over the weekend, in various operations led by Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, over 1 000 suspects were arrested. In a statement, provincial spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello said: “[In Tembisa], an operation resulted in the arrest of 274 people and confiscation of alcohol, drugs and five vehicles of which their engines were tempered with and one of them was a suspected hijacked vehicle. Traffic fines to the value of R12 650 were also issued for non-compliance of the Road Traffic Management Act”. Meanwhile, police in Johannesburg District nabbed 202 suspects for various crimes including assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, rape, possession of an unlicensed firearm, carjacking, murder and robbery. In the Sedibeng District a suspect trace was conducted in support of Operation O Kae Molao. Thirty-five suspects were arrested for murder, armed robbery, rape, sexual offences and housebreaking. The West Rand District together with other law enforcement agencies also conducted weekend operations. “During the operation a total of 145 suspects were arrested for different crimes ranging from possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunitions, possession of hijacked motor vehicle, possession of drugs, possession of suspected stolen property, possession of dangerous weapon, possession of copper cable, assault with intention to cause grievous bodily harm, armed robbery, common robbery, malicious damage to property and illegal mining,” – she said. Over 600 suspects were arrested. Among the arrested were five undocumented persons. Several liquor outlets were closed. Traffic fines to the value of R70 000 were issued and illegal gambling machines were confiscated. All arrested suspects are expected to appear before various Magistrates’ Court soon. Lieutenant General Mawela applauded all the stakeholders involved for their efforts and continued commitment in ensuring that criminal activities are minimised in the province. The community has been encouraged to report any forms of criminal activities at their nearest police stations or contact the Crime Stop number 08600 10111. Source: allafrica.com About Post Author Iwo Bulski Issues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. See author's posts Iwo BulskiIssues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Gauteng, illegal gambling, South Africa Continue Reading Previous Authentic Gaming debuts in South Africa with BetwayNext Why Mobile is the future of banking in Africa More Stories EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Operators Betting Big On Africa’s Booming iGaming Industry 3 hours ago Iwo Bulski CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Sun International bets big on gambling growth 5 hours ago Iwo Bulski LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Lottery scandal: R1m paid to influencer in South Africa 4 days ago Samuel CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Sun International on a roll as gamblers spend big after pandemic 5 days ago Samuel CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Kimberley’s Flamingo Casino comes of age 5 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Three weeks until Big Africa Summit 2023 6 days ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Gambling sector is taking no chances with its future 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa losing out on billions in online gambling taxes 1 week ago Szarlot CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Sun International: Can SUI Share Double? 2 weeks ago Szarlot CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Five men arrested for possessing 63 illegal gambling machines 2 weeks ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Online casinos may lead Africa to become Global Technology Hub 2 weeks ago Samuel ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Which African country gambles the most? 2 weeks ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.