41 held in Joburg CBD crime sweep

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Johannesburg - JHB Central Sector Policing members arrested 41 suspects for various offences during anti-crime operations over the weekend, police said.

Two people were arrested for truck hijacking, two for armed robbery, one for murder, two for common robbery, one for attempted murder and 13 for shoplifting, said Warrant Officer Xoli Mbele.

The rest were arrested for crimes such as breaking into a business, assault with grievous bodily harm, theft out of a stolen motor vehicle, possession of dagga, domestic violence, malicious damage to property, fraud, and drunk driving.

Most are due to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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