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30 arrested in Vanderbijlpark with alcohol after curfew

VANDERBIJLPARK - Police arrested 30 people at a house in Vanderbijlpark, Vaal Triangle, early yesterday morning at a social gathering in contravention of the Disaster Management Act adjusted alert level 3 lockdown regulations. Police spokesperson Capt Kay Makhubele said police received information about people having a party in Vanderbijlpark. They pounced on the identified house and found more than 30 people drinking alcohol at about midnight and not adhering to the curfew. He said more than 115 suspects were arrested at a roadblock set up in Vanderbijlpark on Saturday. Makhubele said seven vehicles were impounded and drugs and firearms were seized. These arrests are among more than 100 people arrested in Gauteng over the weekend. Makhubele says most of these suspects were arrested for contravening the Disaster Management Regulations, while others were arrested for possession of drugs and the illegal possession of a firearm. He says the arrested suspects are expected to appear in the various Magistrate’s Courts today.

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