Well done to Johannesburg East Cluster police who made more than 103 arrests in one week

Spokesperson for Jeppe Police Station, Captain Richard Munyai.


The Johannesburg East Cluster police arrested 103 suspects from 28 May to 4 June.

The cluster comprises Jeppe, Cleveland, Hillbrow, Rosebank, Norwood, Yeoville and Parkview police stations.

Spoksperson for Jeppe Police Station, Captain Richard Munyai said some of the suspects were on the wanted list after cases were opened against them, while others were arrested with assistance from the community.

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The arrests were as follows:

  • 14 for assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm
  • 5 for assault common
  • 7 for theft
  • 2 for malicious damage to property
  • 3 for possession of unlicensed firearms
  • 1 for possession of stolen goods
  • 8 for dealing in dagga
  • 8 for possession of drugs
  • 1 for rape
  • 2 for murder
  • 3 for shoplifting
  • 6 for armed robbery
  • 2 for fraud
  • 1 for common robbery
  • 5 for business robbery
  • 1 for possession of dangerous weapon
  • 2 for hit and run
  • 3 for warrant of arrest
  • 1 for sexual assault
  • 1 for reckless and negligent
  • 1 for drinking in public
  • 2 for business break-ins
  • 24 for driving under the influence of liquor.

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“Most of the suspects have already appeared in different courts while others are yet to appear. Some have paid fines and bail while others are remanded in custody while investigations are still continuing.”

Details: Richard Munyai 071 686 7527.

Edited by Stacey Woensdregt

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