Two illegal cigarette sellers have been arrested and arrested in Cape Town for the past few days.
Metropolitan officials also stopped a party at a house in Khayelitsha.
The metro says in a statement it has conducted 102 operations across the peninsula in cooperation with other authorities over the past week.
JP Smith, mayoral committee member for safety and security, said in the statement that the public still needs to comply with the containment regulations to protect people from the spread of the coronavirus.
Officers found a man in Khayelitsha selling cigarettes from a small shop on Sunday. The store was searched and 38 sealed packets of cigarettes and 29 loose cigarettes were found. A man, 23, was arrested and charged with selling prohibited products under the Disaster Management Act.
Another man was arrested Friday after a member of the public informed officers about illegal cigarette sales in Hanover Park.
Officers searched the home and found 118 packs of cigarettes. The 28-year-old suspect was arrested and also charged with violating the Disaster Management Act.
Law enforcement officers followed up on an animal welfare complaint and found two dogs in a very bad condition. The owner – a security officer – voluntarily handed over the dogs and law enforcement officers took the dogs to the Animal Protection Association.
According to the statement, the roads were busy. A total of 16 people were arrested for reckless driving and six for drunken driving.
Officers issued 15,851 fines for a variety of other offenses.
On Saturday night, officers did routine patrol work in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, when they came to a party at a home.
“Those who do not live at the address were asked to leave the premises,” the statement said.
“People can’t keep a safe distance from each other at parties. We understand that people get frustrated at the lack of social interaction, but we must remain disciplined and still maintain a safe distance from one another, ”Smith said in the statement.