Cache of explosives, ivory, firearms and ammunition found, Durbanville

South African Police Service

Cache of explosives, ivory, firearms and ammunition found, Durbanville
Cache of explosives, ivory, firearms and ammunition found, Durbanville. Photo: SAPS

Members of the Bomb Disposal Unit were called to a scene in Durbanville on Saturday 25 May 2019, where explosives, ammunition and ivory were found.

At about 14:00, members of Cape Town K9 unit responded to a request for assistance in Francis Albert Street, Durbanville. According to the members, the son of a man who died in the month of April this year, asked them to accompany him to his father’s house.

There the members opened a firearm safe in the garage and found licenced firearms (two hunting rifles, one shotgun and one revolver).

The members also found ammunition, two elephant tusks and a stack of explosives. The deceased previously worked for Denel and Sita.

The circumstances of the discovery are now under investigation.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service