Back to Basics tracing and arresting alleged offenders for Mandela

RECOVERED GOODS: SAPS detectives recovered items from multiple house break-ins at the home of a 24-year-old male in the early hours of this morning

WHILE most of management and personnel spent Mandela Day in celebrations, detectives of Port Alfred Cluster celebrated their arrests.

A total of 16 suspects were arrested during the detective operations. Suspects arrested have been sought for serious assaults, malicious damage to property, house breaking and theft, theft of firearm and possession of stolen property.

A 24-year-old male was among those arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning. So far he has been linked to nearly 15 housebreaking and theft cases. The suspect also has another three pending cases. He will appear in the Port Alfred magistrate court on Thursday.

Several recoveries have also been made.

Enquiries to Captain Mali Govender: 082-779-7123