Police in the province say they intensified operations in the Pietermaritzburg CBD, in the provinces midlands, to minimise violent crimes.

This after police police arrested 6 suspects during a raid in known hotspots in the area.

Dangerous weapons, mainly knives that are used during stabbings and robberies were seized by the police.

Police spokesperson Thulani Zwane says 5 of the suspects were charged with possession of dangerous weapons, while the last suspect was charged for possession of heroin.


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