Almost 300 suspects to appear in various NW courts

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Police raids conducted last week in the North West have resulted in 287 suspects being arrested for various offences.

These suspects are expected to appear in different courts in the North West today. OFM News previously reported that according to police spokesperson, Adéle Myburgh, 47 of the arrests made was in connection with crimes against women and children.

Other crimes include, amongst others, murder, robbery, housebreaking, and attempted escape from detention. Myburgh also stated that these raids come after a similar operation was conducted where 263 suspects were arrested in the province. These operations were done to honour Women’s Month.

OFM News/Elsabé Richard