Undocumented minors found during stop-and-search

Operation Okae Molao in Tshwane has discovered two young boys, undocumented and potentially destined for child labour. It was led by Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko and Gauteng Police Commissioner Elias Mawela. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

TSHWANE - A group of undocumented minors under the age of 16 -- potentially destined for child labour -- has been found during a sting operation on Thursday.

During a multi-disciplinary operation called Operation O Kae Molao on the R568 in Tshwane, Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko posed several questions to a group of children being transported at a stop-and-search.

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The children said they were being transported from Mozambique and were going to work in Zithobeni, a nearby township.

The man transporting the children has been arrested.

Another person has been arrested for car theft.

Over 900 arrests were made on Wednesday night, as part of the operation.

Community Safety MEC, Faith Mazibuko explains what will happen as law enforcement discover undocumented minors being transported during a stop-and-search operation on Thursday. Courtesy of #DStv403

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