Over Nine hundred suspects arrested in Gauteng Province* Police in Gauteng province arrested 910 suspects for various crimes during Operation O Kae Molao which was conducted from the early hours of Thursday, 14 October 2021 until in the afternoon.
The multidisciplinary operation is aimed at restoring law and order in the
Province and ensuring that there is no space for criminals' activities.
Throughout the Province, Districts conducted roadblocks and stop and searches with focus on transportation of illegal goods, illegal firearms and drugs among other things.
Tracing of wanted suspects and absconded parolees was also done by SAPS detectives and Department of Correctional Service.
In conjunction to Operation O Kae Molao, social crime campaigns were also conducted at different places to address issues of Gender Based Violence and Femicide as it is one of the SAPS's priority key areas.
During the operation, illegal shebeens were closed with 4 568, 17 litres of liquor confiscated.
Different drugs such as cocaine, heroin, crystal meth and khat were also seized.
A minibus taxi with a tempered engine was impounded.