Operation Okae Molao hits the streets of Dawn Park

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Around 240 arrests were made during SAPS Operation Okae Molao on November 17-18, which took place in the Dawn Park Police Department, including Barry Marais Road.

The operation was led by Ekurhuleni SAPS district chairman Maj-Gen Anna Sithole, district assistant chairman Brig Lebohang Machakela, and other senior officials from Ekurhuleni district.

Operation Okae Molaois aims to reduce crime in the province in order to protect Gauteng residents.

According to Sithole, the operation began on November 17, during which about 238 people were arrested for various purposes
Crime.

Ekurhuleni SAPS District Commissioner Maj-Gen Anna Sithole inspects one of the vehicles during Operation Okae Molao along Barry Marais Road on the morning of November 18.

The next day, five more drug arrests were made, 47 drivers were fined around 15,000 rand, and copper cables and counterfeit goods were seized.

Sithole added that they have decided to conduct the operation along Barry Marais Road as well as it has been seen as a hotspot for car and truck hijacking.

“We want to make sure the area is crime free when we leave so the community can feel safe.”

With the Christmas season approaching, Sithole assured shoppers that they have taken steps to contain criminal elements in malls.

“Aware of the increase in robberies that typically occur in shopping malls during the Christmas season, we have dispatched officers to various malls in and around Dawn Park,” said Sithole.

Also read: Operation Okae Molao exposes drugs and illegal shebeens in Reiger Park

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