2 Arrested for impersonating police officials, unlicensed firearm, fraud

South African Police Service

2 Arrested for impersonating police officials, unlicensed firearm, fraud
2 Arrested for impersonating police officials, unlicensed firearm, fraud

Police members of Highway patrol arrested two suspects for possession of unlicensed firearm, ammunition, impersonating police official and fraud on R25 road on 27 May 2021.

It is alleged that the police members were patrolling on R25 road when they noticed a white VW polo stationed along the side of the road. When they approached it they noticed three people wearing Gauteng police uniform.

When the police asked them about their duties, one of them ran away and it was noticed that were not law enforcement members, their vehicle was searched and 9mm Norinco pistol with no filed off serial number was found and seven live ammunition.

The two were arrested and detained in Kempton Park SAPS.

The arrested suspects will appear before the Kempton Park Magistrate Court next week.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service