More suspects were arrested for dealing in drugs, possession of suspected stolen goods, possession of copper cables and for not being documented.
“In Reiger Park, five illegal liquor outlets were closed down and police discovered an illegal gambling premise. The place was closed down and gambling equipment that includes computer boxes and LCD screens was confiscated,” Masondo said.
He said eight illegal liquor outlets were closed in Ivory Park and Tembisa where police also arrested five suspects for possession of and dealing in drugs.
Another operation in the West Rand district, saw the arrest of 148 suspects who were on the wanted list.
“These suspects were wanted for crimes that include murder, rape, business robbery, house robbery, fraud, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. Nineteen illegal immigrants were apprehended and one person found in possession of a dangerous weapon.
“In conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, police closed down two liquor outlets and issued traffic fines that amount to R61,000 in the West Rand,” Masondo said.