Road policing helps force find drugs, weapons and wanted persons

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Police said on Sunday their ‘road policing’ activities had resulted in over 500 criminal cases in the first six months of this year aside from traffic violations.

Road policing, or ‘stop and check’ which the force has been engaged in since 2013, allows officers to pursue suspicions they may have about a motorist other than those related to traffic offences, such as drug possession. It also aids crime prevention, they say.

According to data released on Sunday, during the six-month period, officers nabbed 17 illegal immigrants, uncovered 66 cases of drugs possession and 41 cases involving...


Road policing helps force find drugs, weapons and wanted persons


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