Police clamp down on second-hand dealers
29 Mrch 2007
On Wednesday, Western Cape police conducted several operations simultaneously on second-hand dealers in Kuils River, Bellville, Parow, Goodwood, Kensington and Maitland. A blue VW Golf was seized at Chukuf Mechanical workshop in Maitland that police believe is stolen.
SAPS spokesperson Captain Elliot Sinyangana says that an inquiry of investigation is being conducted around the vehicle, and the business place was closed.
“During these operations, forty-seven second-hand dealer’s premises were visited by police. Several fines were issued to the value of about R18 300 and two shops were closed. We also arrested two illegal immigrants and notified the Department of Home Affairs,” SInyangana says.