Police In North West Arrest Over 1,458 Suspects For Not Obeying Lockdown Rules

1,458 suspects have been arrested by the police in the North West since 28 December 2020 for contraventions relating to the Adjusted Level 3 Lockdown regulations.

The number of suspects arrested are broken down as follows through the Safer Festive Season / Operation “Tlotla Molao” in the province.

  • Failure to confine to residences: 625
  • Being in a public place without / not wearing a mask: 661
  • Sale, dispensing, and distribution of liquor: 115
  • Failure to close cinemas / restaurants / faith-based institution: 52
  • Carrying of more than 70% of the licensed capacity for long-distance travel by a bus or taxi service: 2
  • Exceeding the maximum number of customers and employees by a business: 3

Source: Ghgosip

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