Greytown police recover rifle taken in a Gauteng house robbery

South African Police Service

Greytown police recover rifle taken in a Gauteng house robbery
Greytown police recover rifle taken in a Gauteng house robbery. Photo: SAPS

Greytown police joined forces in the fight against crime by conducting disruptive operations in the area. The operation was carried out on 2 February 2022.

Whilst police were conducting operations at Ngome, they spotted a bakkie with seven men.

Upon searching the men, one of the men was found in unlawful possession of a rifle.

On further investigation, it was established that the firearm was linked to a house robbery that took place in Gauteng during 2008.

The 30-year-old suspect was placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The suspect appeared before the Greytown Magistrates Court.

He was remanded in custody until 10 February 2022.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service