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Happening Now: Illegal Informal Traders Scamper for Safety as JMPD Raid Streets.

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department has shown determination in the fight against illegal activities happenings within the city center.

This became imperative after residents of Johannesburg turned the city into an informal business hub and this is evident all over the city as illegal traders are often seen along major roads selling items.

Some of these informal traders tend to cause road gridlock on our major roads which has led to road accident.

Meanwhile, a recent report issued by Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department block patrol team revealed that police officers had chased out illegal informal traders defacing the city center.

The vendors were caught selling items at unauthorized places and without any permit.

Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department urged traders to visit local municipality and obtain informal trading permit to avoid further impoundment.

According to a statement issued by Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department on Twitter and it reads:

"High visibility BuyaMthetho block patrols conducted by Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department officers in Joburg removing illegal informal traders.  

Kindly enquire how to obtain an Informal Trading permit at your local municipality offices to avoid impoundment please.

In our efforts to keep the city clean!!".

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