25 suspects arrested by Rietgat SAPS
The Rietgat SAPS has this past week thwarted about 25 suspects from their criminal ways after conducting various operations. The station effected these arrests through dedicated efforts by the men and women in blue who relentlessly and meticulously traced wanted suspects.
The suspects were arrested through intelligence driven operations and conducting stop and searches as well as responding to community tip offs.
The station nabbed these suspects for the commission of inter alia, pointing of firearm, housebreaking, reckless and negligent driving, shoplifting and theft, rape, malicious damage to property, theft, armed robbery, possession of stolen motor vehicle, arson, house robbery, possession of hijacked motor vehicle, possession of drugs, drug dealing, possession of stolen property, contravention of protection order, assault GBH, theft of motor vehicle and possession of unlicensed firearm.
The Station Commander, Colonel Stephina Nkosi commended the members and community alike for their dedication and camaraderie. “I am very grateful to have a team that is community driven and always ready to stand in the front line for the protection of the community we serve. I am also equally impressed by the information flow from the community to us, it really proves that our community is willing to get rid of crime while working closely with us as the police,” said Colonel Nkosi.
All the arrested suspects will appear at the Soshanguve Magistrate Court.