National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has called for communities in the North West province‚ particularly those in Mahikeng and surrounding areas‚ to return to peace and calm. He referred to the “criminality” that has now spread to the areas of Wolmaransstad‚ Makwassie‚ Itsoseng‚ Zeerust‚ Vryburg‚ Delareyville‚ Taung‚ Pudimoe and Christiana. More than 100 suspects, aged between 18 and 60, have been arrested in Mahikeng‚ Mmabatho‚ Delareyville and Lomanyaneng on charges of malicious damage to property‚ public violence‚ possession of suspected stolen goods and business robbery. “These suspects will be taken through the court processes and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will ensure they face the full brunt of the law in an effort to bring this lawless behaviour to a complete halt‚” said the police chief’s office said in a statement on Thursday. “I am urging the communities of these affected areas‚ especially community leaders‚ to come together and work towards pea...

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