Women's month police operation launched in Laudium

Women's month police operation launched in Laudium

By : Admin


Police in Laudium led by local station commander, Lieutenant Colonel Margaret Nkwane as well as officers of nearby station components including Vispol, communications, social crime prevention, sector managers, second hand, Liqour and victim empowerment centre Kopano Manyano NPO hit the ground as part of police visibility and awareness campaign in support of women for women's month. 

The campaign which was aimed at raising awareness against gender based violence also included education on victim support services rendered at police stations. 

Police also enlightened members of the public on prevention tips on crimes such as theft out of motor vehicles, general theft, assault and various other crimes. 

Community members were also reminded to comply with Covid-19 regulations by wearing of masks, sanitization and social distancing. 

The SASSA pay point at Laudium Post office was also monitored for social distancing and compliance.

In a separate incident, three suspects aged between 26 and 38 were arrested for theft out of motor vehicles on Tuesday. 

It is alleged that the trio were spotted stripping a vehicle in second avenue in Laudium when they were arrested. 

Police acted swiftly after receiving a tip off from a member of the public. All three suspects were apprehended with assistance by members of the local taxi association. 

In another incident, two suspects were arrested for housebreaking and theft. 

It is alleged that the duo were seen breaking into an Indigo street residence on Thursday afternoon. 

Police apprehended the suspects following a tip off from a community member. 

The suspects arrested have appeared in the Atteridgeville Magistrates Court. 

Laudium Police Station Commander Lieutenant Colonel Margaret Nkwane has applauded members of the community for the continuous support of and partnership with the police.


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