Cops arrests suspects in tracing op


East London Detectives arrested several suspects on Thursday night during a tracing operation.

The suspects are aged between 21 and 48 years old.

They are expected in various courts on Monday.

“Detectives followed up on information received about cases that were opened last month in various areas.

“These suspects were arrested from their homes at Stutterheim, Ndevana, Izele, Zwelitsha, King Williams Town, Steve Vukile Tshwete and Bhisho,” said police spokesperson, Capt Siphokazi Mawisa.

“They were charged on crimes ranging from murder, housebreaking and theft, assault, robbery, theft general and malicious damage to property.”

The King Williams Town Cluster Commander Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga said; “Police will not tolerate crime that occurred in their policing precinct and will ensure that our citizens are safe and secure by bringing all perpetrators of crime before court”.