VAAL TRIANGLE - Of the 2 170 SAPS vehicles in Gauteng that were awaiting repairs, 100 out-of-service vehicles were recorded at the Vereeniging police station alone. This was announced by Police Minister Bheki Cele, who was asked to address the long-standing problem of broken SAPS vehicles. Cele revealed that the number of broken police vehicles increased by 763 as compared to last November, where 1 407 police vehicles were out of service. There were at least 5 967 police vehicles that were operational throughout the province. Cele shed light on the number of unroadworthy police vehicles during a written question posed to him by DA MPL Adrian Roos in Parliament. Among the police stations that have recorded the highest number of out-of-service vehicles, Vereeniging police had the most with 100, followed by Benoni with 82. A police station in Springs has 65 broken vehicles while the one in Protea Glen has 58, followed by Silverton in Tshwane with 54.