Anti-Gang unit arrest 2 with unlicensed firearms, Manenberg

South African Police Service

Anti-Gang unit arrest 2 with unlicensed firearms, Manenberg
Anti-Gang unit arrest 2 with unlicensed firearms, Manenberg

Police members of the Anti-Gang unit arrested two suspects in possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition on Saturday 4 September 2021, in Manenberg.

The members were busy with patrols when they pursued information about a firearm that are being stored at an address. Upon arrival and searching the address at Inga court in Manenberg, they found a 9mm Glock pistol with ammunition. A 59-year-old man was arrested and detained.

In an unrelated incident the same team received information about a firearm hidden at an identified premises near to Johanna Court in Manenberg. Upon arrival they searched the premises and found firearm with ammunition hidden under a matrass. A 29-year-old man was arrested and detained.

Once charged the two suspects are expected to make a court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate court on the mentioned charges.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service