Suspect nabbed for possession of explosives, Bapong

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Suspect nabbed for possession of explosives, Bapong
Suspect nabbed for possession of explosives, Bapong

A 30 year old suspect is due to appear before Brits Magistrate’s’ Court on Monday, 21 January 2019, for unlawful possession of explosives. The court appearance is subsequent to his apprehension on Thursday, 17 January 2019, at about 12;00 at Bapong, near Mooinooi by members of Crime Intelligence in collaboration with the Tactical Response Team (TRT).

According to information available at this stage, the police acting on intelligence regarding explosives around the area of Bapong, allegedly caught the suspect at a local food outlet. His backpack was searched and explosives items such as shock tubes, safety starter as well as explogel were found.

The police proceeded to his place of residence whereby more explosive items, utilised in industrial mining, were seized.

The North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane, lauded the police for leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that criminal activities of all genre are uprooted from society.

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