NIGERIAN NATIONALS ARRESTED OVER MONEY LAUNDERING

EMPD officers apprehended two (02) Nigerian Nationals aged 45 and 47 for allegations of money laundering, on July 29, 2020.The suspects were arrested yesterday while EMPD officers were executing their Law enforcement duties. A motor vehicle in which the two (02) suspects were travelling in was stopped, when the officer asked for the driver’s license, he then discovered a black plastic bag which he questioned the driver what it was carrying. The suspect told the officer there was money in the plastic bag from the vehicle which he had just…

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EMPILISWENI DWELLERS DEMAND ELECTRICITY

Empilisweni informal settlement community members in Thokoza barricaded Serema road, demanding electrification to their homes on the 30th of July, 2020.They demonstrated by burning vehicle tyres and barricading the road with huge stones and relentlessly destroying some of the vending stands which are based aside the khumalo main road, before being dispersed by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the deployed South African National Defence force(SANDF).One of the committee members in Empilisweni ward 52 Mhlonipheni Zungu shared that, “We have been meeting with the ward 52 councillor, Kenneth Boromane…

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DAVEYTON TRAIN STATION MASSIVELY VANDALISED

The Daveyton train Station situated in Basothong section was found massively vandalised, on July 24, 2020.In that occurrence they destroyed the station’s platforms, name and direction sign boards, electricity supplying power points, tickets area, passenger waiting area, entrance and control area, the toilets and geysers were also damaged.One of the community members who availed himself at the vandalism scene, who wanted to remain anonymous, stated that, “usually people who are always found to be doing such unlawful acts are nyoape junkies and foreigners.”However on the other hand during the weekend…

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