EASTERN CAPE – SAPS members, in a continuous effort, to contain and manage COVID-19 by intensifying the enforcement of the Disaster Management Act regulations yielded positive results during crime prevention endeavours.

On the 7 July 2021 at about 23:09, members of Visible Policing was busy with crime prevention activities when a vehicle was stopped and searched. On closer investigation, 31 litres of liqour were found in the vehicle.

The person was charged for contravening the Disaster Management Act Regulations and a fine was issued for R5000-00 and the liquor confiscated.

The acting District Commissioner, Brigadier Rudolph Adolph commended the members on good work and appeal to the community to work together with the SAPS to adhere to the Disaster Act Regulations in order to contain and manage Covid-19.

Source: South African Police Service