Random shooting, suspects flee, abandon vehicle and R5 Rifle, Qumbu

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Random shooting, suspects flee, abandon vehicle and R5 Rifle, Qumbu
Random shooting, suspects flee, abandon vehicle and R5 Rifle, Qumbu

A 1 toner truck was found abandoned after it was reported that its two occupants were shooting randomly in Qumbu town on 18 May 2019, at about 19:00. TRT members pursued the vehicle but the suspects alighted from the truck and escaped the arrest on foot.

Upon searching the truck an R5 Rifle with 21 rounds of ammunition, 68 Boss tablets, 102 sachets of Tik, 1 cellphone and a pair of flops were found in it.

The firearm appeared to have Mthatha Cas of 2015. The truck was confiscated for further investigation. The firearm will be sent for ballistic testing.

The Acting Cluster Commander Brigadier Mandlakhe Twala commended these members.

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