2 Wentworth gang members arrested with illegal firearms

South African Police Service

2 Wentworth gang members arrested with illegal firearms
2 Wentworth gang members arrested with illegal firearms. Photo: SAPS

A joint operation was carried out on 3 November 2021, at 12:30 by the Provincial Organised Crime Investigations (Narcotics Team), Crime Intelligence and Metro police in the Wentworth area.

The team received intelligence about two men affiliated to a gang in Wentworth who were in unlawful possession of firearms.

An operation was put in place and the team pounced on a block of flats on Burgers Road in Wentworth. Upon seeing the police officers, the suspects fled on foot and they were pursued by police.

The suspects aged 21 and 26 were caught and found in possession of two firearms and 22 rounds of ammunition. Cash of R3900-00 was also seized from the suspects.

The suspects will be profiled to check if they are linked to other cases reported in Wentworth and surrounding areas. They are due to appear in the Durban Magistrates Court today.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service