Friday, 20 December 2019

Welkom: In this Festive Season, we are turning the tide against crime. A joint operation named Ducati yielded positive results. An entrapment was set which led to the arrests of alleged drug dealers with Mandrax tablets, with the street value of R5 000.

On the 19 December 2019, an intelligence driven operation led by Colonel Mzamo Nyamani, organized an entrapment in Peterson street at Bronville, Welkom.

The forces involved in this operation were: Thabong Detective Services; Welkom K9 Unit; Thabong Crime Intelligence; Thabong Economic Stimulus Package; Welkom LCRC and Welkom Public Order Policing.

Two suspects aged 25 and 27 years respectively, were identified, approached and searched. A total of 62 tablets of Mandrax and a half were found which led to their arrests. The suspects will appear soon in the Welkom Magistrate Court.

“My appreciation goes to all members who were involved in this joint operation. We will continue hitting hard on drug dealers and ensure that law-abiding citizens are protected especially a drug free society.” said a jubilant Cluster Commander of Thabong, Major General Apaphia Modise.