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Bad news to looters, their days are numbered as cops are doing this now

If you are a beneficiary of the looting that has been going on in the country, you now have to know that the police are hunting for you. It may now be safe to say that the days of the looters are numbered.

A warning that is given at the right time is one good way to save yourselves from the arms of law which are set to deal with all those found with looted items.

The looting was seen as a blessing to the poor members of the community and their joy is set to be short-lived.

In some areas particularly in the Gauteng Province, the police have intensified their efforts to apprehend all those who will be found in possession of looted goods.

A search is being carried out on various areas which include Soweto and Hillbrow where some of the looted items are believed to be stored. A door to door search is being done at the residents of many in these areas and property which is suspected to be looted is being confiscated.

According to a tweet that was shared by the Johannesburg Municipal Police Department this afternoon, a number of stolen items which include fridges and other household appliances were recovered today.

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A joint operation is in progress and a team that is made up of members of the JMPD and officers from the South African Police Services is carrying out the search.

At a house in Diepkloof Zone 6, Soweto one male suspect was arrested and is being detained at Diepkloof SAPS. All those who were found in possession of the looted goods are set to face charges of being in possession of stolen goods.

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Images were shared online of the police officers recovering looted items and this was good news to all business owners who lost millions worth of stock to the looters.

Businesses have been brought to their knees after community members embarked on violent protests which were marred by vandalising of property and lootings.

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Members of the community police forum are being urged to join hands with the police and assist in the house to house search. The good work that is being done by the officers can not go unnoticed and members of the public are being urged to cooperate inorder to restore law and order in our beloved country.

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Diepkloof Zone Gauteng Province Johannesburg Municipal Police Soweto

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