Three arrested for selling liquor without a licence

From Germiston City News:

“The operations aimed to curb the illegal sale of alcohol, loud music and crimes we believe are related to alcohol abuse, like assault, domestic violence and rape,” said Sgt Styles Maome, communications officer for the Primrose police.

Three men, aged between 21 and 40 years, were recently arrested during two of these operations on a charge of dealing in liquor without a licence.

“While on patrol in the Marathon informal settlement, police saw people buying liquor from three separate establishments,” said Maome.

“At each they entered, found the owner, introduced themselves as police officers and asked for the owner’s liquor licence.

“When the owners could not provide this they were arrested.”

All of the suspects were detained at the Primrose Police Station following their arrests, and were later released on a warning after paying an admission of guilt fine.

Disclaimer

The information on this website is provided to assist the reader with a general understanding of the law. While we believe the information to be factually accurate, and have taken care in our preparation of these pages, these articles cannot and do not take individual circumstances into account and are not a substitute for personal legal advice. If you have a legal matter that concerns you, please consult a qualified attorney. Simon Dippenaar & Associates takes no responsibility for any action you may take as a result of reading the information contained herein (or the consequences thereof), in the absence of professional legal advice.