Stellalander - Potchefstroom - Early in 2017 the national Police established a number of dedicated task teams to focus on bringing syndicates and hardened criminals to book and to curb the upward trend of serious crimes. The Northwest task teams have had major successes to date. Recently in Wolmaransstad, six suspects were arrested. Two of these suspects are linked to 40 cases ranging from murder to truck hijacking in the province and Gauteng.
For the full story, read our 5 July 2017 edition.