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Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Since Monday, 2019-01-21, up until Sunday, 2019-01-27, members of Upington Public Order Policing (POP) Unit under the command of Captain Crause conducted crime prevention operations and crowd management during the voter registration weekend in the Kakamas and Augrabies Policing Areas. Six arrests were made for drunkenness and rebellious behaviour while […]

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Four truck drivers aged between 28 and 38 years of age were arrested yesterday on the N3 in the Van Reenen area. The drivers used their articulated vehicles to block off both the south bound as well as the north bound carriageways. During the blockage, two trucks were set alight. […]

Update on Traffic and Transport Legislation

Update on Traffic and Transport Legislation

The Department of Transport published Notice No. 1392 of 19 December 2018 in Government Gazette No 42120.  Reg 224.     Overall height of vehicle and load No person shall operate on a public road a motor vehicle together with any load thereon, the overall height of which— (a)     in the case […]

Abalone discovered during Stop-and-Search

Abalone discovered during Stop-and-Search

The South African Police Service in Limpopo made a major breakthrough when abalone worth millions were recovered during a regular stop and search operation at the Groblersburg Port of Entry. The recovery, which is considered a step closer in breaking the back of the abalone trade, occurred when a truck […]