198 arrests by SAPS cluster

The Johannesburg SAPS East Cluster arrested 198 suspects between August 16 and 19.

The suspects were arrested for crimes ranging from rape and fraud to theft.

This cluster is made up of seven police stations; Cleveland, Jeppe, Hillbrow, Rosebank, Parkview, Norwood and Yeoville.

The arrests included:

• Eight for theft.

• Four for possession of stolen property.

• Twenty-two for common assault.

• Two for trespassing.

• Two for fraud.

• Eleven for armed robbery.

• Two for rape.

“The suspects have appeared in different courts. Some have paid their fines while others are out on bail and others remain in prison,” said Cleveland SAPS spokesperson Capt Johan Jordaan. Contact Cleveland SAPS on 011 607 5745.

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