AGU recover guns, drugs and ammunition, Lentegeur

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AGU recover guns, drugs and ammunition, Lentegeur
AGU recover guns, drugs and ammunition, Lentegeur

Members of the Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) armed with much needed information embarked on an operation in Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain on Thursday evening 6 August 2020, and seized three firearms, rounds of ammunition and drugs. Four suspects believed to be linked to local gangs in the area were subsequently arrested for illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and dealing in drugs.

The Unit’s C Relief shift descended on a house on Thursday evening at 20:30 in Varing Street where they seized the following:
1X Black She 85 pistol
1X Black Colt .45 pistol
1X Black Colt. 45 pistol
1 X holster
4X magazines
An assortment of rounds of ammunition
Substantial quantities of Crystal Meth (Tik)

Preliminary investigations reveal the firearms were stolen in Claremont and Beacon Bay in East London.

The arrested suspects comprise of a 58-year-old man, a 49-year-old woman and two teenagers. They are expected to appear in court on Monday 10 August 2020, in Mitchell’s Plain.

Western Cape SAPS management has commended the efforts of the members who continuously ensure that communities are safer by removing the generators of serious violent crimes.

SAPS Newsroom

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