Seven arrested in Town Centre operation

Mitchell’s Plain SAPS arrested seven people in Town Centre last week – six of them for drug-related offences.

On Thursday April 22 Mitchell’s Plain SAPS, Law Enforcement and traffic officers, and neighbourhood watch members held a joint operation in the Town Centre, focusing on compliance inspections, the sale of second-hand goods, drugs, firearms and undocumented persons.

During the three-hour operation, one arrest was made for possession of dagga, five arrests were made for possession of heroin, and one warrant of arrest for a maintenance order. A total of seven people were detained. The suspects are expected to appear in court soon on various charges.

Members of the community are urged to report all elements of criminality in their area by calling the SAPS Crime Stop toll-free line on 08600 10111.