South Africa: 500 suspects arrested in female-led operation

August is women’s month in South Africa and an all-female led team of police officers undertook an operation meant to crackdown on criminals. The all female police officers over a period of four days arrested more than 500 suspects and recovered 16 unlicenced firearms. The operation was carried out across several communities in Gauteng, police officials said. The police officers were also supported by other law enforcement agencies, all made up of women. Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said on Sunday that the operation started on Thursday night. Criminals…

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