Vigilant members of the Springbok Detectives, Springbok Stock Theft and Endangered Species Unit, K9 Unit and High Way Patrol confiscated a consignment of uncut diamonds, unlicensed firearm including undisclosed amount of cash.
The team of detectives were busy with tracing operations of daily wanted suspects in Springbok on Wednesday, 7 December 2022 at approximately 23:50 when they spotted a mini bus with suspects at the Bergsig intersection.
They pulled over the mini bus and other suspects jumped out and ran into the bushes.
One suspect was apprehended inside the vehicle and found in possession of a bag containing uncut diamonds, unlicensed firearm and an undisclosed amount of cash which included foreign currencies.
The Provincial Commissioner of the Northern cape Lieutenant General Koliswa Otola commended the team for their vigilance and resilience, which resulted in the arrest of the suspect.
She also indicated that the community will see and feel the police this festive season with increased boots on the ground.