TBZ’s Heroes

SAPS Rapid Response Team: Back fltr: Captain Thapela, Warrant Officer Havenga, Constable TE Matlou and Constable Makhabele. Front fltr: Constable Rochuene, Reservist Constable “Pottie” Potgieter and Reservist Constable Tumo, Reservist Constable Seakamela. Absent: Constable Mogaila and Reservist Sergeant Moshala.

THABAZIMBI – The community of Thabazimbi and surrounding areas, can feel safe again with the newly appointed SAPS Rapid Response Team who has been fighting crime during the past festive season.

Some of their successes include: arresting a Nigerian drug dealer, arresting the criminals who used car remote controls to break into vehicles in parking lots, apprehending the bag snatchers who had been terrorising the streets of Thabazimbi and in January they arrested two rhino poachers at Klipgat.

Another group of Police Officers, who have been extremely busy catching thieves, was SAPS’s C-Shift. Their festive season highlights included the apprehension of four rhino poachers at Donkerpoort and arresting of culprits who stole a bakkie at Kwaggasvlakte.

C-Shift’s Police Officers are front fltr: Constable KM Sikhala, Constable CT Maluleke, Constable Makwarelal and Student Constable LA Moeti. Back fltr: Constable MG Mpofu, Constable EM Sechele, Constable ME Muleyn and Warrant Officer BF Myburgh. Absent: Constable PR Madautla and Constable Makena.