Over 1 400 people have been arrested for contravening the national lockdown regulations in KwaZulu-Natal.1 443 people arrested for lockdown offences
This is according to Transport and Community Safety and Liaison MEC, Bheki Ntuli.1 443 people arrested for lockdown offences
He says law enforcement are serious about clamping down on those who are flouting the rules.
The arrests included people who failed to adhere to social-distancing measures and public transport operators who flouted the maximum loading capacity regulation.
Ntuli said law enforcement agencies were implementing a zero-tolerance policy against those contravening lockdown regulations.
“One thousand four hundred and forty-three [people have been arrested for various offences]. Some of them are still being investigated, some have been able to go through court proceedings, and others have been given bail.”
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He says they will continue being on the ground to enforce the lockdown regulations.
Ntuli was speaking in KwaDukuza, north Durban
He was in the area today to monitor roadblocks and to conduct raids on taverns.
Source : ECR