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Roadblock on N12 as part of Safer Festive Season operations

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Law enforcement agencies in the Pixely ka Seme District increased police visibility.

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TRAFFIC fines were issued to motorists who transgressed the law during a roadblock that was held on the N12 in the Pixley ka Seme District on Monday.

Police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana said on Tuesday that law enforcement agencies in the Pixely ka Seme District had increased police visibility on the highways, by-ways and secondary routes as part of the Safer Festive Season Operation.

“A joint static roadblock was held on the N12 South near Britstown where more than 50 vehicles including trucks and light motor vehicles were stopped and searched,” said Tawana.

“Members also distributed pamphlets to raise awareness about human trafficking, prostitution and gender-based violence and communicated messages about the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.”

Tawana added that foot patrols and crime prevention awareness took place within the Britstown CBD, where members interacted with shop owners and shoppers.

“Trucks and vehicles were stopped and searched for illegal transportation of illicit goods and stolen goods .

“Traffic fines were issued to motorists who transgressed, – for driving without valid driver’s licences, unroadworthy vehicles and overloading.

“These disruptive actions will continue throughout and beyond the festive season.”

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