South Africa: Operation Basadi in East London

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East London Cluster Women painted the area in blue today and they were all operational ready to conduct the duties. The operation started at 10:00 till 16:00 and the on duty parade was conducted at the Environmental Health Department.

They were divided into three groups that first focused on the visibility in the East London CBD, Southernwood and Greenfields. Shops, shopping centers, taxi ranks were visited and the registers in the shops were signed by the members to show that the shops were visited.

East London women together with the females of BCMM Traffics conducted the Vehicle Check Points at Settlers way, Oxford Street and Kimberly Road. Traffic fines on different traffic offences were issued to the total value of R12 500. Nine undocumented persons were arrested and fourteen traffic warrant of arrest people were also arrested. All the arrested suspects will appear in the East London Magistrate Court on 16 August 2019.

The operation was a success and the Acting Cluster Commander, Brigadier Kanuka and East London Station Commander Brigadier Mqotyana commended the ladies on the operation they've conducted today and the off duty parade was conducted in front of the East London City Hall.

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