19 July 2016
The City of Cape Town’s Traffic Services arrested 116 suspects during
operations this past weekend.
The City says most of the arrests were for drunk driving, but officers
also collared 24 motorists for reckless and negligent driving.
This included a father and son who were caught engaging in an illegal
street race along Klipfontein Road.
City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith
“The Metro Police also had its hands full with numerous incidents and
with one operation in Macassar they tried to arrest two suspects for illegal
firearms and ammunition.
Whilst the officers were making the arrest, the rest of the public interfered
and helped one of the suspects to escape.
They stoned the officer’s vehicle, but he officers still managed to
arrest one of the suspects and confiscated a 9mm firearm and 33 rounds of
When we see this kind of behaviour we get really worried about where the
loyalty of the public lies.”
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