Man on bail for murder arrested with illegal firearm, Pretoria CBD

South African Police Service

Man on bail for murder arrested with illegal firearm, Pretoria CBD
Man on bail for murder arrested with illegal firearm, Pretoria CBD. Photo: SAPS

Pretoria Central SAPS members, continuing to intensify efforts in bringing down the level of crime in the CBD, arrested a suspect (29) from Atteridgeville. During a foot patrol operation lead by sector 3 manager, Sergeant Sithole and his team, a group of people were stopped and searched.

Amongst those who were searched one person was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The suspect is out on bail on a case of murder that occurred in Atteridgeville. The suspect is to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 8 November 2018.

The Tshwane West Cluster Commander, Major General DT Mthombeni, applauded the members for their sterling efforts in ridding our communities of illegal firearms.

The SAPS remains committed in the fight against the proliferation of illegal firearms as these firearms are used by criminals in the commission of serious and violent crimes. Operations will continue throughout the cluster during this festive period and beyond.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service