Lejweleputswa JMC hits hard on Thabong, Bronville criminals

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An operation by Junior Management Core (JMC), led by Chairperson, Warrant Officer Tshepo Sejake; and Thabong VISPOL Commander, Colonel Pule Solo, on Friday, 26 November 2021.

JMC comprises of SAPS junior members who became force multipliers to Safer Festive Season Operations. These members come from various stations within Lejweleputswa District.

Lejweleputswa District Corporate Communication, Captain Stephen Thakeng started, “While focused on Visible Policing, members received information about a man dealing in drugs. They followed up on the information and identified the discribed suspect.”

Suspect tried running away, but members captured the 29-year-old on Modikeng Street for dealing in dagga.

Captain Thakeng informed that the suspect had a number of illegal items in his possession.

“Furthermore, in his possession, the suspect had loose dagga weighing 320g; 14 dagga pokes; 2× one litre dagga plastic bags weighing 205g; and cash amounting to R24,” said Captain Thakeng.

Police seized all these items.

Police made 12 more arrests for selling liquor without a license; two for dagga dealing; and others for not wearing their masks–violation on Covid-19 pandemic regulations.

20 liters of home made brew found in a house at Hani Park, Bronville.

Casual traffic violations also occurred.

The operation went to Hani Park, Bronville where members arrested five suspects for illegal sale of liquor.

“This gesture is to show that residents and shoppers will feel and be safe during this Festive Season. Thus both Thabong and Bronville were painted blue by men and women in blue,” concluded Captain Thakeng.

Police counting alcohol seized during the operation by JMC members.

Lejweleputswa JMC Chairperson, Warrant Officer Tshepo Sejake, welcomed all efforts by the team and concluded that the operation marked the beginning of other effective operations by SAPS junior members.

Lejweleputswa District Commissioner, Major General Lerato Molale appreciated the initiative by SAPS junior members; and further thanked residents for reporting criminals and trusting police with sensitive information.

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