Praia, Jan 6 (Inforpress) – The Southern Santiago and Maio Regional National Police (PN) Command stopped and question 2.638 people during the Natal and New Year’s Eve operation and 99 people were heard by the Public Prosecutor’s Office as part of the operation, as revealed today spokesperson Hermínio Veiga.
Hermínio Veiga, who was speaking at a press conference in Praia, also added that 26 firearms were seized, 14 of which were handcrafted (boca bedju) and 12 conventional, in addition to 54 weapons, 27 cannabis packages and ten packages of cocaine.
In a total of 2.638 people stopped and question, the same source revealed that 253 were arrested for identification, 58 for investigation and 99 to be heard by the MP. In the traffic domain, that spokesman revealed that 5.753 vehicles were inspected, with 140 apprehended, 279 documents seized and 254 fines imposed.
Still with regard to traffic, the same source stated that 220 accidents, 40 victims, 37 of whom were slightly injured and two seriously injured, were recorded. In the same period, from December 15th to January 3rd, three people lost their lives on the road.
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