Rapid response services in Gauteng continue to clamp down on crime in the province.
Within a period of seven days (17 to 23 June 2022), members of Rapid Response Services (RRS) in Gauteng arrested 176 suspects and recovered 58 stolen motor vehicles and nine unlicensed firearms across the province.
The Rapid Response
Services component comprises of units such as Flying Squad, K9 Unit and Gauteng Highway Patrol.
The 176 suspects arrested during various crime prevention operations are facing charges that include among others: murder; assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm; rape; theft; tampering with essential infrastructure; possession of drugs, stolen property and unlicensed firearms.
The suspects are appearing before the various local Magistrates' courts across the province.