429 arrested during raids in the Western Province

2020-09-16 at 10:14

Another 429 suspects have been arrested in a special Police operation carried out in the Western Province.

The operation was carried out between 6am yesterday and 5 this morning.

The highest number of suspects were arrested on heroin related charges.

178 persons were arrested for the possession of heroin while 102 were arrested for the possession of marijuana, 105 for the possession of illicit liquor and 20 others for the possession of gouda and ICE.

Another 24 individuals were arrested over other charges.