The Directorate Public Safety led a successful operation this morning closing all brothels and houses that are an arena for all illegal activities such as drugs and prostitution. The operation commenced this morning with a joint parade by Public Safety, and the SAPS with the parade being led by Captain Miller and the Rustenburg RCCU unit under the supervision of Senior Superintendent Magope, Senior Superintendent Magasa and Superintendents Letlape and Pitsoe.
During the operation, counterfeit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R30 000 which were seized at a house at Rustenburg North, found to be occupied by foreign nationals. It was also during this operations that two foreign nationals where found in the possession of drugs, and a female who was found to be involved in sexual activities with the two males. The suspects where apprehended. At the second house that was raided this morning, the house was found to be full of young females, where some were under the influence of drugs, and engaging in sexual activities at the same house, a foreign national male was apprehended for drug possession and led us to the drug lord who got a tip off and fled the scene.
The Executive Mayor, Cllr Mpho Khunou who was also part of the operation takes this opportunity to applaud the law enforcement agencies on the success of the operation and further encourage them not to leave any stone unturned in fighting all the criminal activities that are happening within our town and destroying our society. Furthermore, the Executive Mayor encourages all community members to join hands with all the law enforcement agencies in fighting crime. Together as a city, we can do more and achieve more and build a safe and clean city.
Issued by: Communications Unit
Office of the Executive Mayor