Police embark on weekend operations to create safety in local communities #PoliceVisibility WESTERN CAPE - Weekend operations saw SAPS members descending on a number of communities within the Cape Town metropole since Thursday, 22 October 2020.
Forces attached to the Provincial Integrated Team embarked on operations in Khayelitsha on
Saturday evening, 24 October 2020.
As a result, the following successes were recorded .
Two male suspects were arrested for possession of ammunition after the vehicle they were traveling in was stopped between S block and Pama Road in Khayelitsha on Saturday evening.
Upon searching their vehicle, rounds of ammunition and a magazine were found in the vehicle and in the possession of one suspect.
Both men aged 35 and 38 were arrested and are expected to appear in court on Monday, 26 October 2020.
The Team, while conducting a search and seizure operation in Nkanini on Saturday evening, confiscated 75 packets of dagga.
On Friday evening, 23 October 2020, a police operation in Sea Point led to the discovery of drugs comprising of tik
and mandrax tablets in the public toilets on Beach Road.
A 42-year-old man from Khayelitsha was subsequently arrested for possession of drugs.
He will appear in court on Monday, 26 October 2020.
Meanwhile in Leiden, Delft, a 9 mm firearm with 15 rounds of ammunition was confiscated during a stop and operation on Thursday evening.
Four suspects between the ages of 23 and 38 were arrested.
Also in Delft a 27-year-old suspect was arrested on Friday for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition during another stop and search operation.
Ravensmead police on patrol witnessed a fight between two men in Eureka Estate on Friday.
The police approached the two and found one with an unlicensed firearm with ammunition.
The 32-year-old was arrested for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
He will appear in court on Monday.
Three vehicles, one stolen, another hijacked and one other used in the commission of a crime were confiscated during the weekend operations.
The operations are set to continue as efforts to create safety in communities intensify.