Operation Okae Molao | Police descend on troubled Roodepoort

ROODEPOORT – The Roodepoort area has been rocked by a spate of hijackings and house robberies.

Gauteng police descended on the area as part of Operation Okae Molao.

Provincial Police Commissioner Elias Mawela said the operation started off well.

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“Our detectives brought in 727 wanted suspects for us and we also have a second phase which is intelligence-led where they managed to arrest three people who were arrested en route to commit a business robbery,” Mawela said.

“Firearms were recovered. Another three people were arrested for drugs.”

He said 87 people were arrested at a roadblock.

“Eight people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and we managed to close three illegal shebeens and alcohol was also confiscated and the dealers arrested,” he said.

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