Operation Murambatsvina

GROBLERSBRUG — SAPS Lephalale Cluster, Lephalale Public Order Policing (POP’s) SAPS Tom Burke and Detectives, Department of Home Affairs Lephalale, SANDF – Borderline, SSA, Border Policing Groblersbrug and DoT were role players in Operation Murambatsvina at Groblersbrug Border Post on 6 July.
The operation was divided into three groups – one performing a vehicle check point (VCP), one group doing stop and search and the other group did farm visits (for the tracing of illegal immigrants).
The following were achieved:
Eleven fines were issued by the Department of Traffic (DoT) for violating the road traffic act valued R4 800.
Two people were arrested in terms of violating the Defence Act of 2002 Section 105 (5) for wearing prescribed SANDF uniforms without authority and resisting arrest.
197 people were searched and 95 vehicles were stopped and searched. 88 luggage bags were searched and 51 vehicles were circulated. Two firearms were checked.

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