The station’s communications officer, Sgt Vincent Mthembu said they have also managed to secure good convictions for several cases they have been investigating.
If the organisers of such demonstrations follow due processes, proper planning can be done and the citizens of this province can be informed in advance of possible disruptions to their routines.
As the school re-opened for the third term on Monday, teachers and pupils had to walk into a computer-less computer room, with broken doors and had other items missing.
The police officers, under the leadership of Cpt Govinden, acted on a tip-off, given by a resident.
The vehicles are advertised at such bargain prices that the buyer rushes to make the requested deposit into the bank account that is provided by the would-be seller so as not to lose out on a great buy.
Further investigations conducted led to the establishment that the flat was rented to be used as a drug lab to manufacture drugs.
It is alleged that the complainant was at the office doing his job when he heard a knock on the window.
In the first incident, the Empangeni Regional Court convicted and sentenced a 31-year-old man to life behind bars after he was found guilty of repeatedly raping his stepdaughter.
The other assailant searched him and took his firearm from his holster and left without hurting him.
In another incident, two men robbed a 60-year-old man of his gold bangle worth R5, 000, after he handed it to them for evaluation.
Lt Col Zwane added that the vehicle was then circulated, which led to the confirmation that it was stolen during an Umhlali robbery, last May.