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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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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One person fatally electrocuted

City of Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS) rescue teams from Boksburg, Edenvale and Bedfordview fire stations were dispatched out to Elandsfontein train station where high voltage electrocution case was reported and one male adult patient still hanging on the power switch structure. The incident transpired on Tuesday the 21st July 2020 exactly at 13:35 and lasted till around 15: 30 the same afternoon. On arrival of the team on scene, working together with Prasa and Police officials, the scene had to be cordoned off, power supply switched off…

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Law enforcement to deal decisively with criminal

The Gauteng Department of Community Safety urges the law enforcement agencies in the province to continue to deal decisively with all criminal elements. This follows the arrest of scores of suspects in the province for breaking the law over the weekend. A 36-year old suspect was arrested on Friday evening in Garankuwa, Tshwane for allegedly terrorizing and threatening the community of Brits. He is, among others, being accused of threatening contractors doing developments in the Brits area. His modus operandi was threatening the rightful contractors at various sites by firing…

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FOUR FIREARMS SEIZED

Today (25 June) in Boksburg area, the EMPD Tracing Unit Members arrested a male suspect and four (4) firearms including an automatic rifle with rounds, were confiscated. During a crime prevention operation in Delmore Gardens, EMPD Members were stopped and alerted by a concerned member of the community, about a suspicious house on Stumpnose road, being frequent by doubtful characters. Officers responded promptly and at 07:00, a 37-year old male house occupant claiming to be a passing by relative, found in the kitchen holding a red sports bag, was handcuffed…

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Mandrax Worth 500k Seized

Intelligent driven information, led the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit Members to a house in Johannesburg area and an illicit substance, with half a million street value was confiscated. Yesterday at 15h10 on 2nd street in Eldorado Park area, the 21 and 35-year old couple were handcuffed, after Officers uncovered 11x packets weighing 50 kilograms of  Methaqualone Power (main ingredient in manufacturing mandrax tablets) valued at R500 000. The male and female suspects facing charges of possession and dealing in narcotics, were marched to Eldorado Park police station. The arrested pair, is/are expected to…

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DRUG PEDDLERS NABBED

Thursday (14 May) at 11:03 in Katlehong area, the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit Members on patrol, arrested a suspicious female and an illicit substance was confiscated, following a body search. An idling 35-year old suspect found on Nyanga street, was handcuffed after Officers uncovered 4x ziplocks of khat valued at R800, before she was marched to Katlehong police station. Friday (15 May) in Tsakane area at extension 6, 12b on Mokabane, Makofane and Shakwane streets, six (6) male suspects between the ages of 20 and 35, were picked up by…

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