Ammunition cache uncovered, Ladismith

South African Police Service

Ammunition cache uncovered, Ladismith
Ammunition cache uncovered, Ladismith

Ladismith Saps has declared war against the possession and distribution of illegal goods such as drugs, firearms and ammunition, following the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the unlawful possession of a substantial amount of ammunition on Thursday, 13 May 2021.

Members attached Ladismith Vispol, assisted by the Attaqua K9 (Oudtshoorn Dog Unit), and pounced on a residence in Bosman Close at about 14:10, acting on intelligence that was supported by observation duties on the identified premises.

Upon searching the premises and surrounding yard, members found a cache of illegal ammunition that was concealed amongst the yard’s refuse.
They subsequently arrested the suspect in connection with the find and confiscated a substantial amount of bullets of various calibres.

The suspect faces a charge of Illegal possession of ammunition and is scheduled to appear in the Ladismith Magistrates’ court on mention charge on Monday, 17 May 2021.

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