Gauteng police made 1000 arrests over the weekend for various offences, including driving under the influence of alcohol.
The police clampdown on crime with operations O Kae Molao between Friday to Sunday is the reason for the number of arrests.
According to police 150 people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
The arrests were made for various crimes including violent crimes such as rape, sexual assault, murder, car hijacking, attempted murder, assault with intent to cause griveous bodily harm, robbery, theft, fraud, possession of drugs, possession of stolen property and possession of unlicensed firearms.
Meanwhile, tributes are continuing to pour in following news of the passing of Trompies member Emmanuel Mojalefa Matsane.
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Matsane passed away in a car accident in the early hours of yesterday morning. Reports do not indicate drunk driving as the cause for the crash but police are still investigating.
His passing followed a performance by Trompies in Meadowlands, Soweto.
Mjokes’ career has spanned over 20 years playing a huge role in shaping the kwaito music industry in South Africa.
Fellow group member Eugene Mthethwa says it has been difficult to process that Mjokes has passed away because he was so full of life.